1,043 Myanmar citizens return from Thailand through Myawady border on 1 June

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An official (left) checks the body temperature of a baby in its father hands in Myawady on 1 June.  Photo: Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)

A total of 1,043 Myanmar citizens returned home from Thailand through Myanmar-Thai Friendship Bridge (2) of Myawady border town in Kayin State yesterday.

Among them, the 308 persons took 15 buses from Mo Chit Bus Terminal in Bangkok to Myanmar under negotiations of the two governments and arrangement of Myanmar Embassy in Thailand, while the remaining 735 persons came back home in their own schedules.

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Kayin State Hluttaw MP U Thant Zin Aung and local officials helped the returnees with medical tests and other supplies.

Myanmar migrant workers have been repatriated from Thailand since 1 May, and a total of 12,687 persons have arrived back home until now.
The latest group of returnees included 647 males and 396 females from different regions and states.—Htein Lin Aung (IPRD) (Translated by Aung Khin)

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