NZ still has a few timelines to meet before Fiji drops quarantine requirements- AG

NZ still has a few timelines to meet before Fiji drops quarantine requirements- AG

By Shanil Singh
Sunday 19/07/2020
Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum [Image: Parliament of the Republic of Fiji]

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says New Zealand still has a few timelines to meet before Fiji drops quarantine requirements for NZ tourists.

Sayed-Khaiyum says this is not a political decision and all of these decisions are made by the health officials.

When asked if Fiji Airways will time themselves to recommence at the same time, Sayed-Khaiyum says a lot of it depends on how New Zealand treats their returning citizens.

The Attorney General has announced in the 2020/2021 National Budget that as New Zealand’s success against the virus has them on the fast track to COVID-Contained status, Fiji will soon drop any quarantine requirement for New Zealand-based travellers.

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