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Bulgarian Govt Has Taken All Possible Steps To Ease Visa Regime ... - Focus Infomation

Bulgarian government has taken all possible steps to ease visa regime and help tourism, Deputy Foreign Minister Milen Keremedchiev told a press conference in Saint Vlas resort, cited by Focus News Agency's correspondent.He says the ministry's most important step is to turn the negative trend for issuing visas, mostly for Russian market.Up to now Bulgarian consulates in Russia have issued 40% more visas in comparison to the same period last year. Russian children under 18 and their companions who will spend the summer in a camp in Bulgaria can receive free visas. In this way some 40,000 Russian citizens will visit Bulgaria. The visa regime for foreign citizens who own a real property in Bulgaria has been eased as well. Those who submit a notary act can receive a three-year multiple entry visa together with their families and children under 21. They can spend 90 days in the country every six months.