87 Myanmar nationals fly back home from European countries on 31 August

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Myanmar citizens returned from abroad line up for immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 31 August 2020. photo: MNA

Myanmar people stranded in France, Spain, Belgium and Germany and some European countries arrived back home by a relief flight of Amelia Airlines yesterday.
A total of 87 Myanmar nationals landed at the Yangon International Airport by the flight of France-based airline in the morning. The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports, and local officials helped the returnees for health inspections and arranged for 21-day quarantine.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs cooperated with the relevant ministries and Myanmar embassies from respective countries to bring back Myanmar citizens who are stranded in foreign countries by relief flights and chartered flights in accordance with the instructions of National-Level Central Committee on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The MoFA organized a relief flight of Amelia Airline to bring back 83 Myanmar sailors from tourist vessels operated by Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd. on 7 June as they were stranded in France, Italy and the Netherlands. — MNA  (Translated by Aung Khin)

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