Government directs to speed up the negotiation and mutual recognition of the vaccine passport in order to open the economy

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- In order to prepare for reopening of economy including tourism that is facing many difficulties due to COVID-19 pandemic, on September 9, 2021, the Government issued Resolution No. 105/NQ-CP on supporting businesses, cooperatives and business households affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

An Thoi Island, Phu Quoc (Kien Giang Province)

The Government assigned Ministry of Foreign Affairs to accelerate the negotiation and mutual recognition of vaccine passport with countries/territories in order to open the economy when COVID-19 pandemic is controlled.

The Government also assigned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinated with working group and relevant bodies, localities continuing to facilitate the entry of experts, foreign investors and their relatives, ensuring pandemic prevention and control.

On September 10, the Prime Minister agreed with the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on a pilot plan to reopen for international tourists to Phu Quoc (Kien Giang Province).

These are positive signals for the tourism industry in order to restart inbound tourism, towards step-by-step recovery of tourism activities in the new context.

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