200K foreigners came to Belarus over 2 years of visa-free travel regime

MINSK, BELARUS - FEBRUARY 12, 2017: One of the first tourists arrives at Minsk National Airport as the five-day visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries comes into force. Viktor Drachev/TASS

It was reported by the director of the Minsk Information Center on February 7 at the meeting in the head department of sports and tourism of the Minsk City Executive Committee, belta.by writes.

In 2017, Belarus introduced a 5-day visa-free regime, and in July 2018 it was increased to 30 days.

During this time, guests from 69 countries of the world took advantage of visa-free travel. Most often they came from Germany — about 32 thousand people, Poland — almost 18 thousand, Italy (17.5K), Great Britain (13.6K), USA (13.3K).

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This year, the company Henley & Partners has published a world passport rating with Belarus occupying the 66th place in it. Citizens of our country have the opportunity to visit 77 world countries without visas. This is the worst result compared to all our neighbors.

Менск марыць стаць перасадачным пунктам для кітайскіх турыстаў на шляху ў Еўропу або Расею

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