Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb.6 / Trend, T.Nurmagambetov /
An agreement was reached between Kazakhstan and the U.S. to issue 5-year multiple visas for citizens on a reciprocal basis, Kazakh Foreign Ministry Spokesman Altai Abibullayev said at a press briefing on Monday.
"The Kazakh side hs almost completed all domestic procedures on this issue. We expect for mechanism to be finished in the U.S. in the near future. This is the next step," Abibullayev said.
He said the agreement was achieved to facilitate official, business, private, student and tourist visits between the two countries.
In the near future, the parties will exchange diplomatic notes regarding agreements on granting five-year visas and standardizing visa fees.