Ten countries have so far endorsed Vietnam’s vaccine passport to facilitate travel between their countries and Vietnam, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at a press briefing in Hanoi on January 20. The recognition of vaccine passports/certificates will facilitate travel between countries and territories. (Illustrative image by WHO) “Japan, the Unites States, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Belarus, Cambodia, the Philippines, Palestine and Maldives have recognized Vietnam’s vaccine passport,” spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told media workers. Vietnam’s vaccine passport form, issued by the Ministry of Health on December 23, 2021, has been introduced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to foreign representative agencies in Vietnam for consideration and recognition. “Vietnamese representative agencies abroad are also making efforts to request partners to recognize Vietnam’s vaccine passport,” she added. Vietnam has so far temporarily recognized vaccine … [Read more...] about Which countries have recognized Vietnam’s vaccine passport?
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10 countries have confirmed to recognise the vaccine passports of Vietnam The announcement was made by Le Thi Thu Hang, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on January 20. The recognition is the result of the government’s efforts in campaigning for approval of the vaccine passports of Vietnam. Besides this, Vietnam recognised the vaccine passports and the temporary certificates of 79 countries and territories. The recognition is a basis to decrease the concentrated isolation duration for people coming from these places to three days. In late December, the Ministry of Health issued the vaccine passport model of Vietnam, after which the MoFA and its Consular Department introduced the model to representative offices of countries in Vietnam to consider for approval. At the same time, Vietnam’s representative offices overseas made an effort to campaign countries to recognise the model. From January 1, Vietnam … [Read more...] about 10 countries recognise Vietnam’s vaccine passports
Vietnam’s fully COVID-19 vaccination certificates have been recognized by ten countries in the world, according to the Southeast Asian country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Such Vietnamese certifications, also called vaccine passports, have been recognized by the U.S., the UK, Australia, Japan, India, Belarus, Cambodia, the Philippines, Palestine and the Maldives, the ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said at the regular press conference held on Thursday. After Vietnam’s Ministry of Health issued Vietnam's vaccine passport form on December 23, 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced this form to foreign representative agencies in Vietnam for recognition, Hang said. Vietnam has so far recognized vaccine passports or temporary full vaccination certificates of 79 countries and territories, according to the spokesperson. With such recognized papers, people entering Vietnam since January 1, 2022 have been required to self-quarantine at home, hotels or other … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s vaccine passports recognized by 10 countries
Việt Nam has organised more than 800 flights to repatriate nearly 200,000 Vietnamese citizens from more than 60 countries and territories. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is seeking to recognise vaccine passports and certificate from more countries and will work harder to repatriate Vietnamese citizens from overseas for the Tết (Lunar New year) holiday, announced Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng during a press briefing in Hà Nội on Thursday. While Việt Nam has recognised vaccine passports from 79 countries and territories, negotiations are underway to recognise other vaccine passports, especially those in a digital format. “Citizens from these 79 countries who have been vaccinated with two doses will have their quarantine time reduced to three days,” the spokeswoman said at the briefing. Vietnamese vaccine passports have been recognised by 10 partner countries; the US, Japan, the UK, Australia, India, Belarus, Cambodia, Philippines, Palestine and … [Read more...] about Việt Nam to recognise vaccine passport from more countries, repatriate Vietnamese citizens for Tết
Vietnamese flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) has planned to resume regular commercial routes between the Southeast Asian country and Russia, the UK, France and Germany next week, after a closure of almost two years caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. From next Monday, VNA will resume regular flights from Hanoi to London (the UK), which will transit through Paris (France) and then return to Hanoi, the carrier said on Friday. Three days later, the carrier will re-operate the first regular flight between Hanoi and Germany’s Frankfurt. Next Saturday, the route from Hanoi to Russia’s Moscow with a frequency of one flight per week will be resumed. As from February 8, the flight schedules to the UK, France and Germany will be performed on two routes, VNA said. Accordingly, flights on the first route will depart every Tuesday from Hanoi to London, via Frankfurt and back to Hanoi, while those on the second will fly every Thursday from Hanoi to Paris, via Frankfurt and return. The … [Read more...] about Vietnam Airlines to resume regular flights to UK, France, Germany, Russia
At a Monday meeting regarding plans to receive international tourists, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Doan Van Viet said trial programs to receive international tourists in certain localities so far have had optimistic results. Since November 2021, Vietnam has received around 8,500 international tourists, mainly from Russia, South Korea, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S., he added. "Basically, the ministry would continue with its plan to resume tourism activities as normal at the Reunification Day holiday (April 30). If things go well, we can open things up even earlier," he said. Agreeing with Viet, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son said there needs to be cooperation between authorities to put the coronavirus under control, especially when it comes to international tourists. The health ministry has already issued templates and procedures for a vaccine passport, but still requires cooperation from other ministries, he added. "Besides their vaccine … [Read more...] about Areas with third vaccine dose coverage may receive international visitors: proposal