201 Myanmar nationals from Cambodia, Singapore arrive back home by relief flights

Myanmar returnees from foreign countries line up for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 2 October 2020 . Photo: MNA

The relief flights of Myanmar Airways International and Myanmar National Airlines landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday bringing back a total of 201 Myanmar citizensstranded in Cambodia and Singapore.
Fifty-four Myanmar citizens were taken by the second relief of MAI from Cambodia, and 147 citizens by 20th relief flight of MNA.
The relief flights were organized by the Myanmar embassies in these countries.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government arranged 14-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 brought back a total of 17,640 citizens to date. —MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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