Lao Bao border crossing welcomes first e-visa recipients

Libor Machelek and Aneta Sritrova from the Czech Republic are the first two arrivals through the Lao Bao International Border Gate following the start of the new e-visa scheme coming into effect.

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They were welcomed into the Vietnam north central province of Quang Tri on February 6 by Senior Lieutenant Colonel Ta Quang Hau after having received their visas via the internet.  

The new 30-day single-entry electronic visa program for citizens from 40 countries is expected to benefit tourism as it streamlines procedures for foreign tourists to enter the Southeast Asian country.

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Source VOV