Foreign relations of Lebanon

United States Introduces Visa Restrictions for Pregnant Women

The United States introduces visa restrictions for pregnant women. The measure aims at restricting "birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S. citizenship. 

Women applying for a tourist visa will be denied if consular officials deem that they want to go to the US to give birth.

Athens, Beirut sign cooperation agreements to promote investment

Lebanon and Greece signed agreements on Wednesday to increase cooperation in the private sector, Lebanon's Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture stated.

"The agreements aim at facilitating communication between Lebanese and Greek businessmen in addition to exchanging information and increasing investment opportunities in the two countries," the statement said.

Bosnia Hopes Visa-Free Deal Attracts Chinese Tourists

China and Bosnia's agreement to waive visas for ordinary passport holders became effective on Tuesday and could enable Bosnia to profit more from Chinese tourism, officials believe.

The agreement originated at the sixth annual summit of heads of government from China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries in Budapest in November 2017. 

From Tomorrow Bulgarian Citizens Travel Without Visas to Canada, but only for Tourism

From 1 December, within six months, Bulgarians will be able to travel and stay in Canada without visas. However, visa-free travel does not allow work there, but short business trips, tourism, visits to relatives, acquaintances and friends, said.