The visa-free stay in Belarus if necessary will be extended. The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said during communication with the workforce IOOO “Artibella”, BelTA reports.
“If it’s not enough five days, we’ll enter a longer period of time. We what is fear? We are an open country, we have an open economy, and people should come here openly – it’s not hurting anyone”, – said Alexander Lukashenko.
The head of state stressed that the visa-free entry to Belarus was made including for attraction of representatives of business communities from other States.
“A businessman needs to come, and it will not be long to sit in the country. Him five days are enough. He came and solved their issues, something studied and left. Tomorrow came another,” he said.
Alexander Lukashenko noted that while security issues remain under control. The country has created a special database of people who travel for various reasons is banned in Belarus or Russia. Such citizens to enter the Republic will fail.
We will remind, on February 12, 2017 the citizens of 80 countries received the right of visa-free entry to Belarus. Visa-free regime was introduced in respect of nationals of all EU countries, USA, Brazil, Japan, Indonesia and other countries. Lukashenka’s decree allows citizens of 80 countries to stay without a visa on the territory of Belarus within 5 days.