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Taiwan to release decision on visa-free entry extension for Filipinos soon

/ 07:23 PM June 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that the final decision on the extension of the visa-free entry for Filipinos will be released soon.

In a statement on Tuesday, Taiwan’s foreign ministry said it has been “undergoing relevant procedures to conduct a full-scale assessment of the program’s effectiveness through joint inter-agency meetings” with the security, immigration, police, investigation, tourism, economic and other concerned government agencies.

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“The conclusions and recommendations from the said meetings have been submitted to the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) for deliberation, and the final decision will be announced by the Executive Yuan in due time,” it said.

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The ministry likewise noted that the visa-free program extension for Thailand, Brunei, and the Philippines is on a trial basis that will expire on July 31, 2019. (Editor: Eden Estopace)

 

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