Previous outside issues secretary Perfecto Yasay on Tuesday faulted the exchange of the printing of e-travel permits from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to the APO Production Unit for the postponement in handling of international ID applications.
Yasay said the administration’s arrangement with APO Production Unit was quickly marked and was disadvantageous to government.
He said the BSP was the just a single equipped for printing e-travel papers that fit the necessities. ANC, Dateline Philippines, 6 March 2018.
MANILA – The Philippines stayed close to the base rung while Singapore and Japan overwhelmed Germany as the “most capable” visa on the planet, as per the 2018 Henley Passport Index.
The Philippines kept up its 75th rank out of 105 nations, with its international ID holders ready to enter 63 nations without a visa.
Singapore and Japan now have sans visa access to 180 nations, deposing Germany, whose nationals have without visa access to 179 nations.
Singapore and Japan positioned fourth and fifth in 2017, separately while Germany beat the rundown since 2014.
The Afghanistan travel permit, in the interim, was considered as the weakest identification with sans visa get to just to 24 nations.
The Henley Passport Index positions travel papers overall in light of information from the International Air Transport Association.
This year, the rankings incorporated an aggregate of 105 nations from 104 out of 2017.