Visa procedure to be simplified for group tourists

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In order to increase tourist in-flow on the basis of intergovernmental and inter-ministerial memorandums and agreements, the Cabinet issued a resolution during its regular meeting on January 4 to simplify visa procedure for group’s tourists travelling to Mongolia through tour operators.

Corresponding Ministers were assigned to monitor the implementation of the resolution and take measures to facilitate a 72-hour visa-free stay in Mongolia for transit tourists based on their next flight and visa obtained for the next country.

Furthermore, Minister of Road and Transportation Development was ordered to take certain measures directed at decreasing flight tariff between October and May for tourists arriving from destinations to which Mongolian national aviation company runs a direct flight.