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Vietnam to pilot electronic visa in 2017

access_time Nov 04,2016 chat_bubble_outline 109 views
Vietnam will pilot granting electronic visas for foreign tourists in 2017 and 2018, announced the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism(VNAT) at a press conference in Hanoi on November 4. 

Vietnam to pilot electronic visa in 2017

Tourists on their way to the Cai Rang floating market

Accordingly, procedures for applying and payment will be done online. It will take 3 days to process application for an e-visa valid for 30 days. The visa does not require letters of guarantee or invitation. 
VNAT Director Nguyen Van Tuan stated that the move reflects the Government’s efforts to stimulate tourism. 
It will facilitate the application for a Vietnamese visa of foreign tourists, he noted, adding that the tourism sector is still looking forwards to the implementation of more favourable policies, particularly in waiving visa for foreign visitors. 
He pointed to the fact that Thailand has scrapped visa requirement for 58 countries; the Philippines, 168 countries; Malaysia, 158 countries; and Indonesia, 169 countries. 
This means most barriers between these Asian nations and their key tourist markets have been already removed, Tuan said. 
Also at the press conference, the VNAT debuted its official English site on tourism information for foreign visitors to Vietnam at 
Vietnam expects to serve 9.7 million international arrivals in 2016, which is projected to bring in estimated revenue of 230 trillion VND (10.35 billion USD). 
In the first 10 month of this year, the volume of foreign visitors to the country exceeded 8 million people, up 25.4 percent year on year.-VNA

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A former member of the Russian Duma who had moved to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev on Thursday, sparking allegations that the murder was politically motivated.Denis Voronenkov was shot dead outside the upscale Premier Palace hotel in the Ukrainian capital. His bodyguard, reportedly a member of Ukrainian security services, shot the assailant. The gunman, who died in the hospital and has not been publicly identified, was a Ukrainian citizen, officials said. Ukraine is currently… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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