Laos suspends tourist visas, closes schools to prevent Covid-19


Passengers pass in front of a temperature screening camera at the arrivals area of Wattay International Airport in Vientiane on March 11, 2020. - AFP

VIENTIANE (Xinhua): The Lao government has suspended the issuance of visas for foreign tourists for 30 days and suspended all levels of education to prevent Covid-19, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has announced

All types of visas on arrival and electronic visas (E-visas) are suspended, the premier said on Wednesday (March 18) as he concluded the first day of the monthly cabinet meeting for March, held in Lao capital Vientiane, when measures to prevent and control the virus dominated the discussion.

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