193 Myanmar citizens abroad brought back home on 12 December

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Myanmar returnees are seen at the Yangon International Airport on 12 December 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 193 Myanmar citizens who were stranded abroad –126 from Viet Nam and 67 from Singapore – because of the suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flights yesterday.
Myanmar Embassy in Hanoi organized the relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to bring back 126 Myanmar nationals from Viet Nam. The flight landed at Yangon International Airport in the evening.
Myanmar Embassy in Singapore arranged the relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines to repatriate 67 Myanmar seamen from Singapore. The flight landed at Yangon International Airport in the evening.
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.—MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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