PM: Considering application of “vaccine passport” for resumption of international air routes, supporting tourism and aviation recovery

This was the direction of PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the national conference of the Standing Government Committee with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control and localities ..

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presides over a meeting on COVID-19 response, Ha Noi, March 17, 2021 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

Currently, COVID-19 pandemic in the world is declining, many countries have been deploying mass vaccine rollouts, including Viet Nam.

The Prime Minister asked relevant ministries to consider step-by-step reopening of international air routes, prepare for application of "vaccine passport". The Ministry of Health coordinates with relevant ministries to consider appropriate measures to prevent COVID-19 transmission when applying "vaccine passport".

At the meeting, the Prime Minister also asked to launch supporting packages for businesses and laborers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those working in the tourism sector.

Source : Tourism Information Technology Center