An agreement between the government of Uzbekistan and the government of the PRC on simplifying visa procedures for businessmen entered into force, the press service of the Foreign Ministry said.
The document was signed on August 27, 2019 in Beijing.
In accordance with the agreement, each party undertakes to issue multiple business visas for up to 6 months within 5 working days.
It should be noted that recently Uzbekistan introduced a visa-free regime for citizens of China for up to seven days. The introduction of a visa-free regime for Chinese citizens, including Hong Kong, is provided for by the decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed on September 12.
The visa-free regime enters into force starting from January 1, 2020.