Tokayev has proposed the creation of a “Schengen” for the CIS

The head of state spoke about the introduction in the Commonwealth of independent States unified visa regime.

3ceefb0a15530f8fa5094833ae55a31e e1569298751411 - Tokayev has proposed the creation of a "Schengen" for the CISPhoto: press service of Akorda

At the meeting of the Council of heads of States-participants of the CIS in Ashgabat Kassym-Jomart Tokayev drew attention to the considerable potential for cooperation in the tourism sector, which have included in the unification of the country, reports RIA Novosti. He stressed that every country of the Commonwealth has its unique recreational, natural and historical objects that can adequately Supplement the list of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world.

— Unfortunately, the national visa and migration regimes remain significant differences. They create inconveniences for foreign tourists wishing to visit several countries of the CIS. I understand, of course, it’s difficult, but it may be more appropriate to consider the introduction in CIS of a single mode called “visa Commonwealth” the type of the Schengen agreement — suggested Tokayev.

This approach, according to him, would allow to increase the tourist flow.

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