Indian medical students wish to fly back to the Philippines to continue studies
Published on : Wednesday, April 27, 2022
The Philippines Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said that many Indian students who went back to India during the pandemic now want to come back to the Philippines and continue their studies there. After the conclusion of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Manila, the Philippines tourism head said that she had discussed this issue with her Indian counterpart.
There were about 16,000 Indian students in the Philippines, majority of who were medical students, and many of them have wanted to fly back from India to continue their studies. “In fact, when we reopened, a lot of them were texting me that they wanted to come back so that they can continue their studies here,” Romulo-Puyat said.
With no Covid-19 related cases (among the Summit participants), life in the Philippines is slowly getting back to normal. Romulo-Puyat said that Indian tourists are visiting the Philippines since the country reopened for tourists on April 1. “We expect more tourists to come and visit us,” Romulo-Puyatsaid. She also spoke to Indian Tourism Secretary Arvind Singh during the summit.
“Aside from Covid protocols in force, everything is back to normal. We were able to stage the three-day global summit successfully. Over 1,000 guests came. Over 600 foreigners attended the event,” Romulo-Puyat said.
India would host the global summit for tourism ministers this December.
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