Kazakhstan proposes establishment of “Asian Schengen Zone” and “Silk Visa”

The Kazakh authorities have suggested to Uzbekistan the establishment of an "Asian Schengen" zone, as well as the creation of a universal visa for the Central Asian countries. According to the proposal, the establishment of a common visa called the Silk Visa would enable foreigners to visit five countries of this region, which are: Turkmenistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Kazakhstan Tajikistan The proposal has been brought up by the chairperson of Kazakhstan’s Senate Committee for International Relations, Defense and [...]