Myanmar brings 119 citizens back home in coordination with Malaysia

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

Myanmar organized a relief flight of Myanmar Airways International in bringing back 119 citizens, including 98 undocumented or illegal workers and 40 former detainees, from Malaysia yesterday, in coordination with its government for the repatriation programme.
The relief flight of for the returnees, including pregnant women, landed at Yangon International Airport in the afternoon.
After negotiation with Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, undocumented and illegal Myanmar migrant workers who received the Certificate of Identity from the embassy were exempted from the cash fines or punishment of Malaysian immigration department.
Myanmar has brought back 3,118 citizens by relief and special flights from Malaysia until now.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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