Government issues Amber Outbound Travel Alert on Saudi Arabia

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      In view of the latest situation in Saudi Arabia, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (April 13) issued an Amber Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) on Saudi Arabia.

     A Government spokesman said, "Residents who plan to visit Saudi Arabia or are already there should monitor the situation, exercise caution, attend to personal safety, avoid travelling to places with large gatherings of people and pay attention to advice of the local authorities."

     â€‹The Security Bureau will closely monitor the situation there. Any update will be issued through the media and the bureau's Mobile App and OTA webpage" target="_blank">

     Residents who need assistance while in Saudi Arabia may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department (ImmD) at (852) 1868 or contact the Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia via the consular protection hotline (966) 508399809.
     â€‹Hong Kong residents are encouraged to use the online Registration of Outbound Travel Information service (" target="_blank"> of the ImmD to register their contact details and itinerary when outside Hong Kong. The information provided allows the ImmD to disseminate practical information to them through appropriate means, including SMS on mobile phones, on a timely basis when necessary.

Published on: 2018-04-13

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