MANILA – Filipinos fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will likely be allowed entry to Singapore beginning March 4, the Singaporean Ministry of Transport launched.
This changed into after the city-say integrated the Philippines in its Vaccinated Move Lane (VTL) program, which permits passengers to enter Singapore quarantine-free through designated VTL flights.
Vaccine shuttle skedaddle (VTP) applications for the Philippines will originate on March 1 at 10 a.m. (Singapore time).
“In slack November, when Omicron changed into first reported, we tightened our border measures to restrict our exposure, better understand the unusual variant, and salvage more folks boosted. Now that now we have better certain bet over the nature of Omicron and the associated public smartly being risks, it’s primary that we desire to resume the precise reopening of our borders to reclaim our say as a world enterprise and aviation hub,” Singapore Minister for Transport S Iswaran said in an announcement dated February 16.
“We’re going to fetch a contrivance to be launching unusual VTLs to Philippines, Israel and Hong Kong and deepen present VTLs with Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand,” he said.
The unusual Singaporean coverage for Filipinos comes much less than a week since the Philippines reopened its doors to totally vaccinated foreign vacationers, including Singaporeans. (PNA)