Myanmar citizens cast advance votes in foreign countries

Myanmar citizens in China cast advance votes at the Myanmar Embassy in Beijing on 10 October 2020. Photo: MNA

Advance voting of Myanmar citizens abroad started at 27 Myanmar embassies, two missions, two consulate-general offices and four extra polling stations in foreign countries yesterday.
Eighty-five Myanmar citizens voted at the Myanmar Embassy in Beijing, 303 in Canberra, 19 in Islamabad, 41 in Jakarta, 84 in Manila, 36 in Paris, 110 in Phnom Penh, 25 in Pretoria, 13 in Riyadh, 36 in Vientiane, and 104 at the Consulate-General Office in Chiang Mai yesterday.
Advance voting at the Myanmar embassies in Berlin, Ottawa, Oslo, Rome, Vienna, and Washington, Myanmar permanent missions in Geneva and New York, and Consulate-General Office in Los Angeles also began yesterday in accordance with the respective cities’ local times.
Extra polling stations were set up for those who are unable to come to the Myanmar embassies and Consulate-General Offices. Eighty-eight Myanmar nationals voted at the extra polling station in Brisbane of Australia, 37 in Budapest of Hungary, 233 in Nagoya of Japan, and 223 in Macao of China.
Advance voting at the Myanmar embassies in the respective cities including Cairo and London continued yesterday, with 1,504 in Bangkok, 1,045 in Kuala Lumpur, 108 in Moscow, 4 in New Delhi, 1,022 in Seoul, 1,800 in Singapore, and 391 in Tokyo.
Myanmar nationals cast advance votes abiding by COVID-19 rules of respective countries.
A total of 7,391 Myanmar citizens abroad cast advance votes to date.—MNA  (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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