MOSCOW –  The Russian government has announced a visa relaxation policy in which the country will allow a visa-free entry in the country to all the nations including Pakistan.

Russia is all set to host the next Football World Cup that is to start from 14th June 2018 in the country.

The policy is announced visa relaxation for the football lovers to attract the maximum numbers of spectators in the country.

The visa relaxation also includes Pakistan.

The new scheme introduced by Russia will allow football fans to enter the country for the World Cup without a visa. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new law in context to the visa-free system for those football fans travelling to Russia in 2018.

Sports Network, ESPN reports that fans having valid tickets and already holding a ‘Fan ID’ issued by the Russian government can visit Russia without a visa. However, the visa-free travel system is only going to be eligible for the dates around the grand tournament.

What is more, good news for ticket holders, traveling to and from within the 11 host cities for various matches will be sponsored by Russi?

The FIFA World Cup will take place in the following host cities:

  1. Moscow
  2. St Petersburg
  3. Sochi
  4. Kazan
  5. Ekaterinburg
  6. Kaliningrad
  7. Nizhny Novgorod
  8. Rostov-on-Don
  9. Samara
  10. Saransk
  11. Volgograd

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