The Chairman of the Turkish Parliament Ismail Kahraman
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ISLAMABAD, December 24. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Turkish Parliament Ismail Kahraman proposed to simplify the visa regime for citizens of Russia and Turkey.
“We would like to speak with a request to simplify the visa regime for the citizens of our countries”, – he said at a meeting with Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, held in Pakistan on the first regional international conference for combating terrorism and mutual cooperation.
He noted that over the past year there has been a surge in tourism. According to him, the number of tourists from Russia exceeded 4 million people.
“2019 is called the year of culture and tourism in bilateral relations,” reminded Karaman, expressing hope that this fact will contribute to the strengthening of relations between the two countries .
In addition, according to him, Turkey is interested in opening in Moscow of the Turkish cultural center.