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SINGAPORE ANNOUNCES NEW RULES FOR BANGLADESHI PASSENGERS

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Despite having no mentionable natural resources and dismissed earlier for its tiny landmass, Singapore through its inventiveness has become one of the and most competitive economies in the world. Photo: Collected

The civil aviation authority of Singapore (CAAS) has announced a new set of rules and restrictions for travelers aiming to visit the country.

Bangladeshi passengers won't need Covid-19 test from Bangladesh, but they are required to go under mandatory 14 days quarantine. Covid-19 test will be conducted at Singapore, but the passenger will have to bear the hotel cost SGD 2200 for isolation.

Besides, a health declaration is required on having no cough, no fever, no Covid symptom, like: runny nose, short breath, etc.

Passengers cannot be received at Changi airport.

According to the new visa rules, no short term or tourist visa will be issued except visa on medical grounds certified by their health ministry.

Work and long time visit pass holders and students need to avail permission from relevant ministries of Singapore before purchasing ticket.

Citizens or PR holders are free to enter the country as usual but transit passengers need to maintain strict rules including not leaving Changi airport and must have onward confirmed tickets.