(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) Official: For non-essential and non-emergency exit reasons, entry documents will not be issued temporarily

  China News Service, Beijing, August 4 (Reporter Li Chun) Liu Haitao, Director of the Border Inspection Management Department of the National Immigration Administration of China, stated in Beijing on the 4th that it will strictly restrict the cross-border movement of non-emergency and non-essential personnel, and strictly approve and issue Citizens’ entry-exit permits, and for non-essential or non-emergency reasons for exiting the country, ordinary passports and other entry-exit documents will not be issued for the time being.

  On the same day, the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council of China held a press conference on further strengthening the epidemic prevention and control situation.

Liu Haitao pointed out at the meeting that the current overseas epidemic has rebounded significantly, and China’s “foreign defense import” is facing a severe situation. The National Immigration Administration will strengthen port border entry and exit management, strictly prevent the import of epidemics, strengthen various measures, and weave tightly to strengthen “foreign defense”. Enter the line of defense.

  Liu Haitao stated that applications for overseas study, employment, business, etc. who have real needs will be processed in a timely manner, and the entry documents will be issued after verification.

For Chinese citizens who participate in the international epidemic prevention and anti-epidemic and who need to enter and exit due to the resumption of work and production of enterprises, they will promptly accept examination and approval or provide expedited services.

  Liu Haitao pointed out that at the air port, special inspections of overseas flights will be implemented, entry and exit inspections will be strictly enforced, and the inspection and management of personnel in the entry and exit port management zone will be strictly enforced.

At sea ports, strict management measures for ships and personnel on international voyages are implemented, and management measures such as non-essential non-landing, non-boarding, and non-docking are implemented.

At land ports, strictly implement the "passenger-stop-cargo" policy, maintain the highest level of prevention and control on the front line of the border, strictly inspect the prevention and control, and strictly control the border gates.

  Liu Haitao also stated that he will carry out a special struggle against crimes that hinder the management of the country (border), strictly investigate and organize smuggling illegal and criminal activities, severely punish people who smuggle and bring people, and resolutely prevent the epidemic from entering the country by illegal immigrants.

We will strengthen law enforcement cooperation with neighboring countries and regions, strengthen the management of border management areas, and jointly crack down on illegal and criminal activities such as illegal border crossings.

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