Mozambique and Cabo Verde sign visa exemption agreement

24 February 2014

The governments of Mozambique and Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) Friday in Maputo signed an agreement exempting citizens from both countries holding standard passports from visa requirements, the Mozambican press reported.

Mozambique’s Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Ministry said in a statement that the agreement was intended “to exempt citizens of both countries who hold standard passports from presenting an entry visa to enter the territory of each country,” and that the measure is “applicable to citizens that travel to each of the countries as tourists, for a visit and on business.”

At the same ceremony at the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Oldemiro Balói and the Cabo Verde Foreign Affairs Minister, Jorge Alberto da Silva Borges, also signed an agreement between Mozambique and Cabo Verde on political and diplomatic consultations.

The Cape Verdean Foreign Relations Minister travelled to Mozambique to take part in the 12th Extraordinary Council of Ministers of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries, held in Maputo on 20 February. (macauhub)