Phu Quoc island to be re-opened to foreign tourists
20:19 | 10/09/2021
VGP – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has agreed with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism’s proposal to reopen Phu Quoc island to foreign tourists on a pilot basis.

The Government chief tasked the provincial People’s Committee of Kien Giang to coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant agencies to develop a specific and feasible plan to implement the pilot policy.

He also assigned the Ministry of Health to work with the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide guidelines on issuance of COVID-19 vaccination certificates, give priority to allocating vaccines to Phu Quoc island.

According to the Viet Nam National Adminsitration of Tourism, Phu Quoc island will be the first destination to be reopened to foreign arrivals since November this year.

Foreign tourists who wish to visit the island shall be required to get two vaccine jabs, with the second one taken at least 14 days and not more than 12 months before the date of entry.

All international tourists must tested negative for COVID-19 via the PCR method within 72 hours before their departure./.

By Huong Giang

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