AKIPRESS.COM - Mongolian Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore T.Lkhagvadorj met with authorities of the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore on March 12, Montsame reported.
Even though Singapore is one of the first countries that had the Covid-19 outbreak outside China, it took immediate response actions within a relatively short period and could control the spread. According to a study of Harvard University, Singapore’s approach to the coronavirus is the ‘gold standard’ for case detection.
At the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the situation of Covid-19 outbreak. Since protecting the interest of people of their own country is a prior duty of accredited Ambassadors, the Mongolian Ambassador requested to have a flexible approach to visa extensions of Mongolian citizens regarding the recent situation.
The ICA authorities said that it aims to work flexibly on the issue due to the recent situation and recommended applying visa-extension requests online through the ICA’s e-extend server. Moreover, it is possible to come to the ICA personally to apply for visa extensions.