Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan increases

Number of foreigners visiting Azerbaijan increases
# 19 July 2018 09:50 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan’s State Migration Service has received 322 appeals on readmission of 640 Azerbaijani citizens living abroad in an uncertain state, said Vusal Huseynov, Head of the Migration Service.

Huseynov made the remarks at a press conference dedicated to the 6-month activity of the State Migration Service, APA reports.

The service chairman added that readmission of 206 Azerbaijani citizens has already been implemented.

He noted that 827,352 foreigners and stateless persons have entered Azerbaijan over the past 6 months, which implies a 10 percent increase in the number of foreigners visiting the country.

According to Huseynov, 347,767 foreigners and stateless persons have been registered at the place of residence.

“The number of foreigners and stateless persons who obtained a permanent residence permit in Azerbaijan increased by 25 percent and reached 1,859,” he added.

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