Exit Country Approval for Brunei Darussalam Students to United Kingdom Is Temporarily Suspended Until 31 January 2021

The Acting Minister of Education informs on the temporary suspension of exit country approval for Brunei Darussalam students to United Kingdom until the 31st of January 2021, subjected to the Ministry of Health's risk assessment.

According to Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh, the temporary suspension includes early approval for students who wish to return to the United Kingdom on the scheduled flight Royal Brunei BI 003 on Saturday, 2nd January 2021. Based on the information received from the Student's Unit, High Commission of Brunei Darussalam in United Kingdom on the student's learning session, most universities are still using online learning. The Acting Minister of Education added that even though face to face learning commence in the second semester, the university will maintain the use of online learning. The Ministry of Education will continue to work closely with the Ministry of Health in monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the United Kingdom, and seek advice in line with the current situation. For more details, contact the Ministry of Education's Scholarship Section during office hours.

Source: Radio Television Brunei