165 Myanmar citizens from Malaysia brought back home

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Myanmar returnees line up for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 14 November 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 165 Myanmar citizens stranded in Malaysia because of suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flight yesterday.
The relief flight of Myanmar Airways International arranged by Myanmar Embassy in Kula Lumpur landed at Yangon International Airport at 5 pm bringing back the returnees home.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided them with proper medical tests and arranged 7-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been working with Myanmar embassies in foreign countries and local ministries concerned to bring back citizens stranded abroad due to the suspension of international commercial flights, under the guidance of the National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19.
Until now, Myanmar has managed to repatriate a total of 31 batches of its citizens from Malaysia. —MNA  (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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