S'pore migrant workers, organisations welcome easing of exit pass requirements

MOH said up to 80,000 passes will be available in total on each Sunday or public holiday for high footfall areas. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - For the past several months, Mr Mofazzal Hossain has been reluctant to leave his dormitory during his rest days.

This is because he will have to get an exit pass - which is required for migrant workers if they intend to go to public places - and comply with the restrictions that come with it, such as a time limit.

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