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China and Singapore Sign Mutual Visa Exemption Agreement

China and Singapore Sign Mutual Visa Exemption Agreement

Beijing, January 25, 2024, The Europe Today: China and Singapore sealed a landmark mutual visa exemption agreement in a signing ceremony held in Beijing on Thursday. The agreement, set to become effective from February 9, was confirmed by Wang Wenbin, the spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry.

Under the terms of the agreement, citizens of both China and Singapore holding ordinary passports will enjoy visa-free entry privileges, permitting stays of up to 30 days in each other’s countries. This significant diplomatic move aims to enhance bilateral relations, promote people-to-people exchanges, and foster collaboration across various sectors.

Wang Wenbin, during a routine press briefing, expressed that the agreement, coinciding with the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dragon, serves as a symbolic New Year gift for the citizens of both nations. The implementation of this visa exemption pact is expected to facilitate smoother travel and deepen the ties between China and Singapore.

The mutual visa exemption agreement reflects the commitment of both countries to fostering closer connections and facilitating greater cooperation on diplomatic, economic, and cultural fronts.