47 Myanmar seamen brought back home from Singapore

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Myanmar seamen arrive at Yangon International Airport on 1 July.  PHOTO: MNA

A special flight of Myanmar Airways International landed at Yangon International Airport yesterday, with 47 Myanmar seamen who were stranded in Singapore.
They were in Singapore awaiting crew change and services on international vessels before they were brought back with the arrangement of their company from the Changi International Airport. As they arrived in Yangon, officials from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports, and the Yangon Region government helped for their 21-day quarantine period in line with the regulations of immigration and medical checks.
As per the directives of National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in coordination with other relevant ministries in Myanmar and the Myanmar embassies in respective countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs arranged the repatriation of Myanmar people, including seamen stranded in foreign ports.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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