The government is considering visa waivers for more countries

Vietnam would consider unilaterally offering visa-free stays to citizens from more countries to attract international tourists, according to a governmental resolution on tourism development issued Thursday.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would be tasked with completing documents on expanding unilateral visa-waiving policies to be submitted to the government.

The Ministry of Public Security is instructed to report back to the government on expanding the list of countries eligible for e-visa.

The Ministry of Transport is tasked with making it easier for international airlines to open routes to Vietnam and making the coordination of flight time more flexible.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is tasked with adding more tourism accommodations while the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism would develop business networks to join the global tourism supply chain.

The Ministry of Finance would propose preferential loan packages for tourism businesses, according to the resolution.