Myanmar citizens fly back home from India, Japan

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Myanmar returnees from India queuing for immigration process at Yangon International Airport on 6 October. Photo : MNA

The relief flight of Air India landed at Yangon International Airport yesterday afternoon, carrying 85 Myanmar nationals who were stranded in India due to suspension of flights amid COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, a total of 157 citizens returned to Myanmar from Japan by a relief flight of All Nippon Airways in the same afternoon.
The returnees have to stay the 14-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels after immigration processes and medical tests, followed by the 7-day home quarantine, which were arranged by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government.
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 Aung Khin)

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