October 22. Information Center - Iranian and Kazakh diplomats held
the ninth meeting of Iran-Kazakhstan Joint Consular Committee, Tasnim News Agency
was co-chaired by Mahmoud Adib, the director-general for consular affairs at
the Iranian Foreign Ministry and his Kazakh counterpart Akataev Bauyrzhan.
sides agreed to ease requirements for business, tourist and diplomatic visas,
offer consular support to the nationals of the two countries, fight against
drug trafficking and organized crimes, and exchange mutual cooperation agreements
on judicial issues.
announced by the Iranian official, the Kazakh government has officially putIranon its list of electronic visa
issuance, and once the coronavirus restrictions imposed on Iranian nationals
are lifted, they can obtain visas electronically at entry points toKazakhstan.
telephone conversation in May, the presidents ofIranandKazakhstancalled for the expansion of
economic cooperation between the two countries, proposing a rise in trade
exchanges via theCaspian Sea.
deplored the illegalUSsanctions that have adversely
affected the lives of people amid the outbreak of the coronavirus, and called
for the removal of the sanctions.