Myanmar citizens abroad brought back home by relief flights

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Myanmar returnees are seen at the Yangon International Airport on 26 December 2020. Photo : MNA

A total of 237 Myanmar citizens including seamen who were stranded in foreign countries – 125 from the Philippines and 112 from Singapore –because of the suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flights yesterday.
The Myanmar Embassy in Manila organized the relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines to repatriate 125 Myanmar nationals from the Philippines. The flight landed at Yangon International Airport at 6 pm.
The Myanmar Embassy in Singapore organized the third relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines to bring back 112 Myanmar seamen home from Singapore. The flight landed at Yangon International Airport at 7 pm.
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 and local ministries concerned 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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