Vietnam to soon resume international travel post COVID-19

VOV.VN - Vietnam is considering the possibility of resuming international travel with a number of countries after the novel coronavirus pandemic has been bought under control in the country.

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Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang made the statement at a regular press briefing in Hanoi on June 18 while answering reporters’ question regarding the issue.

Vietnam is exchanging views with several countries such as China, Japan and the Republic of Korea on the possibility of gradually resuming travel between the two sides, on the basis of their demand as well as the epidemic control in each country, said Hang.  

The reopening of the international travel market will be carried out in a way that must comply with epidemic prevention measures and not spread the disease among the community.

For the time being, she said Vietnam creates favorable conditions for experts and business managers from these countries to return to work in Vietnam, and for Vietnamese guestworkers and trainees to work in these countries.

Vietnam has suspended receiving foreign travelers since late March to combat the novel coronavirus epidemic which was breaking out in the country.

Recently the Prime Minister asked the Ministry of Transport to consider reopening international flights to markets which have brought the coronavirus under control.   

To date Vietnam has gone more than 60 days without new locally-transmitted coronavirus infections.