The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation.
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and VFS Global have partnered to introduce exclusive visa service packages for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
National Diet of Japan on Saturday passed a bill to reform the visa system to allow thousands of migrant workers to enter the country to tackle the country's labour shortage.
The project covers procedures such as fingerprinting and biometric data processing, medical examination and the signing of work contracts for expatriates abroad, the MoI said.
The high ranking reflects a string of visa facilitation measures introduced by Qatar, including allowing nationals of some 88 countries to enter Qatar visa-free and free-of-charge.
Sister Patricia Fox, 71, was briefly detained in April after Duterte ordered her arrest, accusing her of political activism that violated the rules of her visa.
“The economic and social benefits of aviation can be spread only by removing onerous barriers to the free movement of people across borders,” said IATA’s director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.
Qatar’s visa facilitation measures have attracted more foreign tourists to the country over the past 11 months of this year, according to Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
The Turkish embassy in Washington on Monday said it was resuming visa services on a ‘limited basis’ in the United States after an almost month-long suspension in a diplomatic spat between the NATO allies.
Turkey may reciprocate a move by Washington and partially ease issuance of visas for US citizens after the US embassy said it had resumed visa processing on a limited basis, a Turkish government source said on Monday.