Myanmar nationals abroad arrive home by relief flight

Myanmar returnees from foreign countries arrive at the Yangon International Airport on 3 October 2020. Photo: MNA

The relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday bringing back a total of 122 Myanmar citizens stranded in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
The fifth relief flight of MNA took a total of 122 Myanmar citizens — 88 Myanmar citizens from Australia and New Zealand and 34 from Papua New Guinea — from Sydney, Australia.
Myanmar Embassy in Canberra, Australia has organized the relief flights.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government arranged 14-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.
The relief flights and chartered flights have been bringing back the Myanmar citizens stranded in foreign countries in line with the instructions from the National-Level Central Committee on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been cooperating with the relevant ministries and Myanmar embassies from respective countries. This relief flight is the fifth time from Sydney, Australia. — MNA (Translated by TTN)

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