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Extention for UK to China Tourist Visas

The Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond has announced the extention to the tourist Visa system applying to Chinese and British visitors.

The previous arrangement saw both nation’s citizens limited to 6 months’ worth of visits for £85, to the respective countries.

Now, in an effort to encourage “…a far higher level of interchange and exchange between our two peoples”, Hammond believes an extended, two-year visa is the correct course of action.

The price of the visa is said to remain the same. Hopes of expanding the to a ten-year, multiple entry visa are currently being considered.

“That remains our aspiration and we will work with our Chinese partners towards it,” Hammond said.

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