The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bosnia and Herzegovina have taken a significant step towards strengthening bilateral relations with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on visa exemption.
The MoU aims to facilitate and promote travel, trade, and people-to-people exchanges between the two nations.
Under the MoU, UAE and Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens holding valid passports are now eligible for visa-free travel for tourism, business, and short-term visits. This exemption is expected to enhance cultural understanding, foster economic growth, and reinforce tourism between the two countries.
The agreement was signed by Ms. Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Mr. Elmedin Konaković, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, attendees included Mr. Zlatan Burzić, Director of the Bosnian Minister of Foreign Affairs office, and Ms. Mirela Bubalo, Counsellor for the Bosnian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Both sides expressed the importance of the MoU in strengthening bilateral relations.
“With the conclusion of this memorandum, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina will be exempted from the obligation to obtain a visa to enter the United Arab Emirates, where they can stay up to 90 days in any period of 180 days. In the same way, the citizens of the United Arab Emirates were previously exempted from obtaining visas for entry, exit, transit and stay in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is confirmed by this memorandum,” announced the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.