SINGAPORE: Singapore residents won’t be able to journey to Indonesia beneath current journey hall agreements, after the Indonesian authorities imposed a brief ban on entry for all overseas nationals.
The brand new regulation, which was introduced earlier this week, will go into impact on Friday (January 1).
It comes days after Indonesia banned vacationers from Britain and tightened guidelines for these arriving from Europe and Australia to restrict the unfold of a doubtlessly extra contagious pressure of COVID-19.
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Singapore’s Overseas Ministry (MFA) stated on Friday it was notified by the Indonesian authorities that the ban may even apply to foreigners visiting Indonesia beneath all of its Journey Hall Agreements (TCAs) with different nations.
“Singapore residents wouldn’t be capable to journey from Singapore to Indonesia beneath the Singapore-Indonesia Reciprocal Inexperienced Lane (RGL) / TCA throughout this era,” stated an MFA spokesperson.
“Given the reciprocal nature of this journey association, vacationers may even not be capable to apply to journey from Indonesia to Singapore beneath the Singapore-Indonesia RGL / TCA throughout this era.
“Vacationers who’ve already obtained approval to enter Singapore beneath the Singapore-Indonesia RGL / TCA might proceed to take action.”
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Indonesia’s journey ban applies to all overseas guests besides high-level authorities officers or foreigners with residence permits, Overseas Minister Retno Marsudi stated.
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