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Temporary suspension on cross-border activities extended

The temporary suspension on cross-border activities has been extended for 15 days, from April 1-15, a Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) press statement stated yesterday.

This is with the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and in reference to a PMO media release dated March 14, the statement added.

The temporary suspension applied to entry of foreign nationals via land and sea ports, including transits through Brunei Darussalam, except for entry and transit travels granted approval by the Brunei Government.

Entry and transits through Brunei Darussalam may only be considered for transit vehicles with transit permits issued by the Brunei Government, provided the travellers have attained endorsement from their local authorities for their travels, and will be subject to existing entry conditions and procedures, for official government travel, students who are required to attend school, emergency services (such as ambulances, police and military); and vaccinated foreign-registered transport operators with cross-country permits issued by the Brunei Government for import deliveries of essential goods.

Conditions for the consideration of entry and exit travel mentioned above are subject to review by the COVID-19 Steering Committee from time to time.

Information can be obtained from www.pmo.gov.bn/travelportal, contact travel hotline 120 during working hours or e-mail travelapplication@jpm.gov.bn.

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