Myanmar citizens from foreign countries brought back home by relief flight

Myanmar nationals returned from foreign countries queue for immigration processes at the Yangon International Airport on 23 June 2020.  Photo: MNA

A total of 129 Myanmar nationals – 92 from the Republic of Korea and 37 from Belgium, Norway, Switzerland and the United States — were repatriated yesterday. Myanmar Airways International (MAI)’s relief flight had carried the Myanmar citizens from Incheon International Airport in South Korea, and arrived at the Yangon International Airport at 8 pm.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided the returnees proper medical examination and arranged 21-day quarantine for them. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working in line with the guidelines set by the National Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and cooperating with relevant ministries, Myanmar embassies abroad to repatriate Myanmar citizens stranded in other countries due to COVID-19.
Until now a total of 4,893 Myanmar citizens have been brought back home. — MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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