Government adjusts OTA for Bahrain to amber

     The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (March 20) adjusted the Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) for Bahrain from red to amber. Hong Kong residents who intend to visit the country or are already there should monitor the situation and exercise caution.

     The Security Bureau will continue to closely monitor the situation and issue updates through the media and the OTA webpage (

     Residents who need assistance while outside Hong Kong may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868.

Ends/Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Issued at HKT 18:39