PNG visa on arrival suspended for one month ahead of APEC

The international airport at Port Moresby. Picture: RNZ

PORT MORESBY,16 OCTOBER 2018 (POST COURIER) – The Papua New Guinea government has suspended all visa on arrival for one month as security measures leading up to the APEC leaders’ week next month.

The PNG Immigration and Citizenship Authority announced the temporary suspension of visa on arrival as part of enhanced border security measures in the lead-up to the APEC Leaders’ Summit.

The suspension will be in effect from October 30 to December 1.

Chief migration officer Solomon Kantha said the announcement regarding VoA was a continuation of Immigration and Citizenship Authority’s (ICA) activity to prepare for APEC Leaders’ Summit and a necessary step to ensure the highest levels of security was maintained.

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