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China to temporarily suspend entry of non-Chinese nationals from Bangladesh

China has temporarily suspended the entry of non-Chinese nationals with valid Chinese visas or residency permits in Bangladesh due to the H5N1 virus that causes bird flu

Bangladesh | China economy | bird flu

IANS  |  Dhaka 

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China has announced to temporarily suspend the entry of non-Chinese nationals with valid Chinese visas or residency permits in due to the H5N1 virus that causes



This information was shared in a Facebook post by the Chinese embassy in Dhaka on Thursday.

Entry of non-Chinese nationals travelling from suspended, holding visas or residence permits still valid at the time of this announcement.

Entry by holders of diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visas will not be affected, said China authority.

The suspension is a temporary response necessitated by the current situation of Covid-19, the embassy said.

The measures will be assessed in accordance with the evolving situation and any adjustment will be announced accordingly.

Non-Chinese nationals currently in with visas issued after November 5 will not be affected.

Foreign nationals visiting China for emergency needs may apply for visas at the Chinese Embassy.




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First Published: Fri, November 06 2020. 12:49 IST