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Adjustment made to pilot programme on receiving foreign tourists

The Government’s Office has issued a document conveying Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh’s direction on adjustments to a pilot programme on receiving foreign tourists. 

Accordingly, taking into account a proposal by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the Deputy PM tasked the Ministry, along with the Ministries of Health, Public Security, Defence, Foreign Ministry, Transport, and Information and Communications; authorities of Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Kien Giang, Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Quang Ninh, Binh Dinh; and other relevant agencies with implementing the pilot programme in a safe and effective manner.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, meanwhile, is assigned to work with competent ministries and sectors in studying, implementing, and amending a temporary guide for receiving foreign arrivals in line with regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.

As many as 1,753 passengers from abroad came to Vietnam on 17 flights between January 1 and 3, the first three days after the resumption of regular international flights, according to a report by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam./.