Phu Quoc, Vietnam
The Prime Minister agreed to the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism's proposal for a pilot plan to welcome international tourists to Phu Quoc

This is the content of Government Office document No. 6345/VPCP-KGVX, dated September 10, 2021, announcing Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam’s opinion on the pilot plan to welcome international visitors to Phu Quoc, Kien Giang.

Accordingly, considering the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in Report No. 173/TTR-BVHTTDL dated July 30, 2021, opinions of the Ministries: National Defense, Public Security, Transport, Information Information and Communications, Health, Foreign Affairs, and Kien Giang Provincial People’s Committee, on the implementation of the Pilot Plan to welcome international visitors to Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has the following comments:

  1. The Politburo has the policy to pilot the use of vaccine passports with international visitors to several tourist centers where the epidemic can be controlled, such as Phu Quoc and Kien Giang (Conclusion No. 07-KL/TW on 11/6/2021). The Prime Minister basically agreed with the proposal in the above document from the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on the pilot plan to welcome international tourists to Phu Quoc.
  2. The People’s Committee of Kien Giang province preside over and coordinates with the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and other relevant agencies and units in gathering written opinions from organizations and social organizations representing the people of Phu Quoc, associations, and related businesses in order to develop and issue a specific plan and organize its implementation at an appropriate time ensuring feasibility, meeting the requirements of safety and prevention of COVID-19 -19, security, people’s security, social order, and safety, and minimize problems arising in the implementation process.
  3. The Ministry of Health preside over and coordinates with the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Ministry of Public Security, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in detailing and guiding the issuance of the Certificate of vaccination against COVID-19; prioritize the distribution of vaccines to promptly organize vaccination for people living and working in Phu Quoc city, following the Plan and implementation time.
  4. Ministries: Culture, Sports and Tourism, Health, Public Security, National Defense, Foreign Affairs, Transport, Information and Communication, and related agencies and units, in accordance with their functions and tasks assigned duties and authority, actively coordinate, guide, and support the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province in implementing the Plan.

Note: For more information about the above plan, kindly check the link below: https://images.vietnamtourism.gov.vn/vn/dmdocuments/2021/6345.pdf

Source: https://vietnamtourism.gov.vn/index.php/items/37756