Myanmar and Singapore VisaBurma and Singapore Visa
The address, telephone number and e-mail address of the Singapore Embassy in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar). Asian counter at the airport and see a whole family being turned away from Singapore because they have not applied for a Myanmar visa. The inhabitants of Singapore and Myanmar will no longer need visas to enter each other's countries from December.
Visa Waiver for Singapore, Myanmar Citizen from 1 December, Government & Economy
As of 1 December, visas will no longer be required for visits by ten thousand Singaporeans and Myanmarers who arrive in and out of other Asian destinations each year. Visa exemption was broken on Tuesday after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong - on a three-day formal trip to Myanmar - spoke with the country's two leading politicians, President Htin Kyaw and State Councillor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi.
In the President's House in the capitol Nay Pyi Taw, Mr Lee and Ms Suu Kyi experienced the sharing of embassy note on the visa waiver treaty. Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan, a member of Mr Lee's mission, welcomed this move as a further move towards smooth ASEAN interconnectivity.
" Between 2011 and 2015, the number of visitors from Myanmar to Singapore rose by 12 percent to 105,452. At the same time, there were 45,125 visitors from Singapore to Myanmar in 2015, according to the Ministry of Hotel and Tourism in Myanmar. There have been 49 new flights a week between Singapore and Myanmar's two largest towns, Yangon and Mandalay, up from 44 in January.
Speaking at a supper in his honor, Mr. Lee said he was delighted with the visa waiver, as it would facilitate the visits of both sides. The Council also expressed the hope that the two nations could work towards an increase in the number of services and connections.
In 2015, Singapore was Myanmar's third biggest trade associate after China and Thailand. Since April this year, Singapore has been the second biggest Myanmar private equity firm after China with a combined total of 13.06 billion US dollars. He reaffirmed Singapore's continuing commitment to Myanmar's further growth, for example through the exchange of experiences in various areas.
Burma's civil servants have been summoned to Singapore to discuss more about educational policies and the evolution of Myanmar's educational missions. Lee also informed Ms Suu Kyi about the advances of the new Singapore-Myanmar Vocational Training Institute in Yangon, which has already brought forth its first alumni. Singapore will support the best Singapore scholars for short-term internships.