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Astana, Kazakhstan • 10 April, 2024 | 12:06

Kazakhstan, Macao Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

The agreement is currently under consideration

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On April 9, the governments of Kazakhstan and Macao agreed to launch a mutual visa-free regime, QazMonitor reports citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

What happened: Ambassador to China Shakhrat Nuryshev met with Cheong Weng Chon, Secretary for Administration and Justice of the Macao Special Administrative Region of China.

  • The parties signed an agreement for mutual visa exemption for up to 14 days. The document will come into effect after domestic procedures are completed.

  • Additionally, the ambassador met with the region’s Chief Executive, Ho Iat Seng, and the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Liu Xianfa, to discuss cooperation within the framework of the ongoing Kazakhstan tourism year in China.

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gov.kz

Flight options: Currently, there are no direct flights between Kazakh cities and Macao.

  • The Macao–Astana route requires at least two transfers, with the cheapest one-way tickets starting at $1,468 or ₸656,687. It involves three transfers and has a travel time of 1 day, 20 hours, and 40 minutes.

  • The Astana–Macao route also requires at least two transfers, with the cheapest one-way tickets starting at $1,838 or ₸822,003. It involves three transfers and has a travel time of 1 day, 23 hours, and 10 minutes.

  • The Macao–Almaty route requires at least one transfer, with the cheapest one-way tickets starting at $1,069 or ₸478,061. It involves two transfers and has a travel time of 1 day, 16 hours, and 15 minutes.

  • The Almaty–Macao route requires at least two transfers, with the cheapest one-way tickets starting at $1,059 or ₸473,821. It involves two transfers and has a travel time of 2 days, 2 hours, and 50 minutes.

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