This is mainly done for wedding tourism development.
In the experts’ view, it should help to attract more foreign citizen, who wants to celebrate their wedding in the romantic City on Neva River.
According to statistics, simplification of marriage registration for foreigners increases the expenses of tourists. It's profitable for city budget.
Those who to marry spend money on colorful ceremony banquets in restaurants, shops and other wedding services.
To attract tourists, wedding city experts propose to enact a law that would reduce the number of documents required for registration of relations and submit them electronically.