The British government’s discretionary entry arrangements “permission to enter” (LOTR) period will expire on the 19th of this month, today (18) Hong Kong airport is crowded with people, many Hong Kong people to the airport to say goodbye to their friends and relatives leaving Hong Kong in tears.
Comprehensive Hong Kong media reports, because the United Kingdom on the 8th of this month to update the guidelines, the original discretionary entry “permission to enter” (LOTR) period will expire on the 19th of this month, today the Hong Kong airport is crowded with people to send off the plane, 2 afternoon flight to London, England, the front of the boarding cabinets are lined up with hundreds of people who will leave Hong Kong and come to send off the plane friends and relatives. People leaving Hong Kong with friends and relatives to take pictures, and many family members sobbed when sending off the plane, needing the assistance of friends and relatives to help, before being able to leave the airport.
Hong Kong people said, originally intended to leave Hong Kong next year, but the United Kingdom suddenly announced the suspension of “discretionary entry”, so this week to rush to prepare to leave; people said “go are so anxious to leave Hong Kong, the main reason for leaving Hong Kong is because of the policy.” Another woman surnamed Li, who left Hong Kong, also said that she was prepared to leave after a year, but only last week she learned that the UK had announced the suspension of “discretionary entry”, so she was not prepared for anything and left in a hurry.
She also said that if the political environment in Hong Kong improves in the future, she will consider returning to settle in Hong Kong.