ABU DHABI 14 November 2017: The UAE and the Republic of Chile have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to exempt Emirati and Chilean nationals carrying ordinary passports from obtaining pre-entry visas while travelling to both countries.
The MoU was signed by Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Legal Affairs, and Jean Paul Tarud-Kuborn, Ambassador of Chile to the UAE, said Wam.
Al Jarman said that the signing of the MoU would further strengthen cooperation between the UAE and Chile.
During the meeting, both sides discussed several regional and international issues of common interest while exchanging their views on the current regional situation.
The Chilean Ambassador expressed his country’s keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with the UAE, which the government of Chile attaches particular importance to, given the distinguished position reached by the UAE in international arenas.
UAE citizens to get visa-free entry to Tajikistan
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced that the UAE nationals, holding diplomatic, private and regular passports can make visa-free visits to the Republic of Tajikistan.
Ahmed Al Dhaheri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Consular Affairs, said that the ministry received a diplomatic memorandum from Tajikistan’s ministry of foreign affairs, detailing the government decision to grant UAE nationals entry visa upon arriving to the Tajikistan territories.
He added that the move reflects the stature attained by the UAE and contributes to strengthening bilateral relations between the UAE and Tajikistan and to opening new avenues for growing tourism and trade between the two friendly countries.