Myanmar citizens from foreign countries brought back home by special flight

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Myanmar nationals returned from foreign countries queue for immigration processes at the Yangon International Airport on 16 June 2020.  Photo: MNA
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Myanmar nationals returned from foreign countries queue for immigration processes at the Yangon International Airport on 16 June 2020.  Photo: MNA

A relief flight of Myanmar Airways International (MAI) carrying a total of 132 Myanmar nationals stranded in South Korea and other seven countries landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday.
Of them, 84 are from South Korea and 48 are from Brazil, Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
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.
A total of 3,894 Myanmar citizens have been brought back home until now.
Yesterday’s was the ninth batch of repatriation from the Incheon International Airport in South Korea to Myanmar.— MNA(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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