BEIJING – China and Singapore are currently in discussions to establish a reciprocal agreement allowing 30 days of visa-free travel, aiming to enhance the flow of people between the two nations.
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong confirmed the new 30-day visa-free travel arrangement during the 19th Joint Council for Bilateral Cooperation (JCBC) meeting on Thursday.
Wong elaborated that the movement of people between Singapore and China has been improving and flights between the two countries have almost recovered to the pre-pandemic level.
“We hope to reach pre-pandemic levels and even exceed them on direct flight connectivity”, Wong highlighted.
On the other hand, Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang noted during the meeting that the number of Chinese students studying in Singapore has exceeded 40,000.