SINGAPORE: Students from Singapore could be given priority to travel to Australia to pursue or complete their studies when the infrastructure for safe travel is in place, said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday (Jun 10).
Speaking at a joint press conference with Mr Morrison following the in-person leaders’ meeting that took place earlier on Thursday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the two discussed how two-way travel between the countries can eventually resume in a safe and calibrated manner “when both sides are ready”.
This can “start small” with an air travel bubble “when ready”, said Mr Lee in his statement, which was broadcast live on his Facebook page.
“We need to prepare the infrastructure and processes to get ready to do this. It starts with mutual recognition of health and vaccination certificates, possibly in a digital form. When all the preparations are ready, we can…