99 Myanmar seamen abroad arrive back home by relief flights

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Myanmar returnees line up for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 15 November 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 99 Myanmar citizens stranded in foreign countries due to suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flights yesterday.
Myanmar Embassy in Seoul and Dragon Tun Company jointly organized the relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to bring back the 99 citizens home – 82 from the Republic of Korea, two from Laos, eight from Japan, six from Turkey and one from UAE.
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, local ministries and shipping companies/organizations to bring back citizens stranded abroad due to the suspension of international commercial flights, in accordance with 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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