- In his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said work is under way to reform the country’s visa regime.
- Two years ago he mentioned the development of e-visas in his then SONA address.
- Tourism leaders caution that changes cannot just be the e-visas envisioned in 2019.
The fact that responsibility for developing e-visas for the country has now been moved from the Department of Home Affairs to the Presidency, essentially means it will be getting a “higher focus”, according to Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism.
In his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa said work is under way with the relevant departments to reform the country’s visa and immigration regime, among…