Suspension of passenger and cargo clearance services at Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai and Man Kam To boundary control points to continue

Suspension of passenger and cargo clearance services at Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai and Man Kam To boundary control points to continue

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     The HKSAR Government announced today (September 8) that the clearance services at Liantang/ Heung Yuen Wai and Man Kam To boundary control points will continue to suspend until further notice as a result of power outage and the corresponding repair works owing to rainstorm and flooding, as reported by the Shenzhen authority earlier. 

     Cross-boundary passengers and vehicles may use other land boundary control points to travel to the Mainland. They should plan their journeys ahead and check the latest traffic situation and public transport arrangements before their journeys. The HKSAR Government will flexibly deploy manpower to alleviate the traffic flow and passenger flow at individual boundary control points.


 


     All goods vehicles carrying fresh food have been diverted to Huanggang/ Lok Ma Chau Control Point to enter Hong Kong. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has made emergency response arrangements with the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (C&ED), and deployed personnel to the Food Inspection Point at the C&ED Inbound Cargo Examination Complex in Lok Ma Chau on duty. Imported food vechicles can go to the Food Inspection Point of CFS for food clearance.

     Regarding cross-boundary students (CBS), the Education Bureau has already co-ordinated with the relevant operators of the cross-boundary school coaches and the schools, and notified the students and parents concerned through schools of the latest transportation arrangements for commuting to schools in Hong Kong next week, including the possibility of switching to other boundary control points for immigration clearance. The HKSAR Government will take corresponding measures at other land-based boundary control points to enhance the capacity of each boundary control point to handle CBS.

     The HKSAR Government will continue to maintain close liaison and co-ordination with the Shenzhen authority on the resumption of clearance services at these control points. Announcement will be made in due course once further details are available.

Ends/Friday, September 8, 2023



Issued at HKT 23:39

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