125 Myanmar citizens repatriated from foreign countries

Myanmar returneess from foreign countries queuing for immigration process at Yangon International Airport on 12 August. PHOTO: MNA
Myanmar returneess from foreign countries queuing for immigration process at Yangon International Airport on 12 August. PHOTO: MNA

An MAI relief flight transported 125 Myanmar nationals stranded abroad from Incheon International Airport, the Republic of Korea, to Yangon International Airport yesterday night. Among them, 92 persons were from the United States while 18 persons and 14 Myanmar seamen from the Republic of Korea. The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and local officials helped the returnees for health inspections and arranged for proper 21-day quarantine.
To bring back the Myanmar citizens who are stranded in foreign countries by relief flights and chartered flights in accordance with the instructions from National-Level Central Committee on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cooperated with the relevant ministries and Myanmar embassies from respective countries and brought back a total of 10,482 citizens to date.—MNA (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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