568 Myanmar migrant workers return home via Myawady border

Myanmar returnees queuing at No 2 Myawady border bridge on 9 August 2020. Photo: Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)
Myanmar returnees queuing at No 2 Myawady border bridge on 9 August 2020. Photo: Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)

A total of 568 Myanmar migrant workers — 351 males and 217 females — came back home from Thailand through the Myawady Friendship Bridge (2) yesterday. Kayin State Hluttaw representative U Thant Zin Aung, Myawady District Administrator U Tay Zar Aung, and officials helped the returnees with medical tests and other supplies. A total of 61,955 returnees including 11,680 in May, 25,338 in June and 18,597 in July and 6340 in August have come back home through the border since 1 May.—Htein Lin Aung (IPRD) (Translated by TTN)

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