Amid border rift, China issues travel advisory for citizens in India; second such notice since standoff

Beijing: China on Thursday issued the latest safety advisory to its citizens living in India. This is the second such notice amid the border row dispute between the two countries.

The advisory has asked them to be alert and its validity is till 31 December. The last one-month advisory was issued on 8 July.

The advisory comes just before the BRICS Summit in China's Xiamen city.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

"Pay close attention to the local security situation, improve self-protection awareness, strengthen security and reduce unnecessary travel," the advisory said.

It advised them to inform their family, colleagues and friends about their travels and to keep the communication open.

It said all Chinese in India must carry personal identification and be cautious and strictly comply with Indian laws and regulations and respect local religious practices and customs.

"Natural disasters, traffic accidents and infectious diseases frequently occur in India," it said.

Updated Date: Aug 25, 2017 09:17 AM

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