malaymail.com 02 May, 2021 08:45 am

Foreign minister: Malaysia-Singapore to allow ‘death and critically ill’ emergency visits from May 17

Foreign minister: Malaysia-Singapore to allow ‘death and critically ill’ emergency visits from May 17
SINGAPORE, May 2 — Malaysia and Singapore today agreed on the procedures and entry requirements for Death and Critically Ill Emergency Visits (DCEV) between the two countries amid stricter border measures. The arrangement will be implemented from May 17, 2021 onwards. This is according to a joint...

“This agreement provides a framework to facilitate travel between the two countries for compassionate and emergency reasons,” said the statement.The statement said the ministers had constructive discussions on strengthening bilateral cooperation amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.The statement also said the ministers agreed to continue discussions on further border reopening measures, which should be premised on the Covid-19 situation in both countries, and the health and safety of both peoples.Following the Asean Leaders’ Meeting in Jakarta on April 24, 2021, the statement said, the ministers discussed the recent developments in Myanmar.

SINGAPORE, May 2 — Malaysia and Singapore today agreed on the procedures and entry requirements for Death and Critically Ill Emergency Visits (DCEV) between the two countries amid stricter border measures.The two ministers also welcomed the agreement reached by the Singapore Smart Nation and Digital Government Office and the Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation on the mutual technical verification of health certificates issued in Singapore and Malaysia.

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