Bulgaria Meets Canada’s Conditions for Visa Waiver – PM Borisov

Diplomacy | July 22, 2016, Friday // 13:18|  views

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Boyko Borisov (3-L) and Larissa Galadza, Director General for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (3-R). Photo: gis@government.bg

Bulgaria’s government expects Canada to draw a schedule for lifting visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens as quickly as possible, Prime Minister Boyko Boyko Borisov has said.

"Bulgaria is ready to render the necessary assistance to the team ofexperts from Canada in gathering the necessary technical information," Borisov said at meeting with a Canadian government delegation in Sofia on Friday, according to a news release.

Bulgaria meets the Canadian requirements for the abolition of visa restrictions on travel of Bulgarian citizens, particularly in the areas of border management and security of travel documents, Borisov told the delegation led by Larissa Galadza, Director General for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

"Achieving visa reciprocity with Canada is important to us, so we hope this will happen as soon as possible," Borisov added.

Canada is expected to announce a schedule for the lifting of visas for Bulgarian and Romanian citizens in the autumn, it has emerged earlier this month.

 


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