Hong Kong issues amber travel alert for Iran

     In view of the latest situation in Iran, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (December 28) issued an amber outbound travel alert (OTA) for Iran. A government spokesman advised Hong Kong travellers to monitor the situation and exercise caution in the area concerned.

     Residents who need assistance while outside Hong Kong may call the hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852)1868.

     For more information, please visit the OTA webpage at http://www.sb.gov.hk/eng/ota.

Ends/Monday, December 28, 2009
Issued at HKT 20:51