Tourist police created in Kazakhstan
Astana. April 19. KazTAG - Tourist police have been created in Kazakhstan, reports the Ministry of Interior Affairs.
"In the time of extended session of MIA collegiums, Yerlan Turgumbayev, minister of interior affairs, reported to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev about creation of tourist police in Kazakhstan. Within the frameworks of the concept of development of touristic branch approved by the first president Nursultan Nazarbayev, MIA has initiated proposals on creation of electronic data bases E-visa, E-hotel, and tourist police," reads the message.
According to the reports, electronic visas are registered automatically today at border crossing for the citizens of 117 states. The data base E-hotel, according to the police, will form a register of foreigners' accommodation and exclude requirement of registration in police.
"Tourist police will be created for attraction of foreigners and investors providing safety and control in the time of stay in Kazakhstan. The main task of tourist police is consulting, information of tourists and guests," reads the message.
On the first stage the departments have been created in Nur-Sultan and Almaty, and also in Akmola, Almaty, Turkestan and East Kazakhstan regions.
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