138 Myanmar citizens fly back home from Singapore by relief flight

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Myanmar returnees line up for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 23 October 2020. Photo: MNA

A relief flight of Myanmar National Airway (MNA) organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Singapore landed at the Yangon International Airport bringing back a total of 138 Myanmar nationals, who were stranded in Singapore due to the suspension of international flights, yesterday evening.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government arranged 7-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home 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 there were 23 relief flights from Singapore to date.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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