The government of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Thailand have signed an agreement on mutual exemption from prior entry visas between the two countries, according to which citizens of the UAE, holders of diplomatic and special passports, are exempted from entry visas to the Kingdom of Thailand, noting that the agreement will enter into force after the completion of the constitutional procedures for both countries.
The agreement was signed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Khaled Abdullah Belhoul and the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the country, Aravot Bu Abinya, after the joint meeting between them and in the presence of Assistant Undersecretary for Consular Services Affairs Faisal Issa Lotfi.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Khaled Abdullah Belhoul affirmed the strength of the diplomatic relations between the two countries, which were established 45 years ago.
He said that signing this agreement aims to strengthen and develop the existing bilateral relations and friendship between the two countries.
He praised the volume of trade exchange between the two countries and the need to develop it institutionally, which would encourage an increase in tourism and cultural exchanges, and lead to promoting new opportunities for establishing business, trade and investment.
The agreement includes visa exemption for citizens of the country who hold diplomatic and special passports to enter, exit and pass through Thai lands without a visa, with a stay of no more than 90 days from the date of entry.