The European Union is planning to relax visa rules for Kazakhstan passport holders. Well, they haven’t started the process yet but considering whether it is safe to do so. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, made the official announcement in the Majilis. He also informed that the government is currently discussing with Macau and Thailand to abolish visa for Kazakhstan citizens and let them travel the country on a visa-free basis.
The foreign minister also said that the United Arab Emirates might issue visa-free travel for Kazakhstan citizens starting the first quarter of 2018. The visa-free bill for Kazakhstan is currently ratified by the seven emirates including Dubai and Abu Dhabi. After the process is over, an official statement will be sent to the government telling the UAE government’s decision. All kinds of passport holders are eligible for this service.
Kazakhstan is expanding its boundaries in tourism. On January 1st, 2017, it announced that citizens of European Union, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, the UAE, Monaco, Singapore, and Malaysia can travel to the country without a visa for 30 days. Abdrakhmanov said that the government took this decision to promote direct foreign investments. It will create a favorable investment culture and also promote Kazakhstan’s tourism industry.
Country with beautiful churches
Kazakhstan is a Central Asian country with beautiful churches, which give you a glimpse of its former Soviet rule. It borders with Russia, China, and magnificent Altai mountain range. Some of the beautiful places to visit in the Asian country are Ascension Cathedral, Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, Russian Orthodox church, Khan Tengri, and Lake Kaindy.
If you are a food lover, you’ll want to try different meat here – the horse meat. Mutton along with horse meat is a staple in the country. Since it lies centrally, you’ll find a hint of Chinese and Mediterranean cuisine in Kazakhstan’s foods.