Government issues amber Outbound Travel Alert for Kenya

     In view of the latest situation in Kenya, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (June 25) issued an amber Outbound Travel Alert (OTA).

     A Government spokesman said, "Those who plan to visit Kenya or are already there should monitor the situation, exercise caution and avoid travelling to places of protest and large gatherings of people."

     The Security Bureau will closely monitor the situation there. Any updates will be issued through the media and the Bureau's 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/Monday, June 25, 2012
Issued at HKT 19:04