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M’sia and S’pore conducted dry run for ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane’ in anticipation to reopen borders

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JOHOR BARU — Malaysian and Singaporean officials performed a practice run on 23 Nov for the opening of vaccinated travel lane (VTL).

This initiative is said to be implemented next Monday (29 Nov).

M'sia and S'poVaccinated Travel Lane
Photo via @Khairykj

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin tweeted on his Twitter account that authorities from both nations conducted a test run for the proposed opening of a ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane’ through the Johor Causeway.

The citizens of both nations are looking forward to the opening of this border. May everything goes well. #ReopeningSafely

Khairy Jamaluddin
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The tweet was accompanied with several pictures of officials conducting the dry run.

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Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Ir Hasni Mohammad expects a total of 1,440 travellers to use VTL through the Johor Causeway and the Second Link in the first week of its implementation.

He announced this estimation at the State Legislative Assembly on Sunday (21 Nov).

According to the discussions between Malaysian and Singaporean governments, the number of persons utilizing the lane is likely to increase to 2,500 in the second week and 5,000 the following week.

Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad

Cover image via @Khairykj/Twitter

Editor: Grace Choong