Covid-19 surge: South Korea bans visas for Bangladeshis starting today | The Daily Star
04:06 PM, April 16, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:08 PM, April 16, 2021

Covid-19 surge: South Korea bans visas for Bangladeshis starting today

South Korea has imposed a visa ban on Bangladeshi citizens, effective from today, due to the rising number of passengers detected with Covid-19 going to the country from Bangladesh.

A notification in this regard was issued by the Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul today.

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"The South Korean government has imposed a visa ban on Bangladeshi nationals in the wake of an increase in the number of passengers coming to South Korea from Bangladesh identified as Covid-19 positive. The ban will take effect on April 16, 2021," the notification said.

According to diplomatic sources, the Bangladesh Embassy issued the notification after receiving a letter from the Korean Foreign Ministry this morning.

The writer is a freelance journalist.

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