Myanmar citizens, seamen brought back home by relief flights

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Myanmar nationals arrive at Yangon International Airport on 25 November. Photo: MNA

A relief flight of All Nippon Airways, organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo, landed at Yangon International Airport with 65 Myanmar citizens from Japan, yesterday afternoon.
The Myanmar Embassy in Seoul and the Myanmar Seamen’s Federation organized a relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines in repatriating 136 Myanmar seamen who were stranded in the Republic of Korea after their employment contracts with their shipping companies have expired. They arrived at Yangon International Airport yesterday evening.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government arranged 7-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is coordinating with the relevant ministries, Myanmar embassies from respective countries, shipping companies and seamen organizations to bring back the Myanmar citizens and seamen in accordance with the instructions from National-Level Central Committee on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). —MNA

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