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China's 72-hour and 144-hour visa-free transit policies have been extended to visitors from 54 countries, with Norway being the latest addition to the list, an official from the National Immigration Administration said on Friday.
The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that China will continue to improve its visa policies and actively create more favorable conditions to boost cross-border travel.
China will facilitate the issuance of port visas and multiple renewals for foreign businessmen, according to the Ministry of Public Security and National Immigration Administration.
China will fully restore fast-lane entry and exit services at all ports starting on Monday, facilitating the cross-border travel of Chinese citizens and foreign nationals.
China's visa offices abroad will resume issuing all types of visas to foreigners on Wednesday to facilitate cross-border travels.
China's other types of visa exemptions, besides visa-free entry based on mutual agreements and 24/72/144-hour visa-free entry.
An online English-language service offering information on immigration services along with a telephone hotline officially started operations on Thursday.