Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan can launch the Silk Visa general program in February 2019. This was stated by the Acting First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Ulugbek Kasimhodjaev.
According to him, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan agreed on the draft Silk Visa in their departments. He added that the parties should agree on technical details and equipment.
Kasimkhodjaev underlined that other countries in the region are also showing interest in this project. Among them are Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. At the same time, Kazakhstan also proposes to connect Azerbaijan and Turkey to this project.
Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on mutual recognition of visa regimes by the countries of the Silk Road in mid-November.