Myanmar nationals abroad brought back home by relief flights

A total of 413 Myanmar citizens who were stranded abroad – 142 from Malaysia, 146 from Singapore and 125 from the Republic of the Korea—because of the suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flights yesterday.
The Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur organized the relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to repatriate 142 citizens from Malaysia, and the Myanmar Embassy in Singapore organized the relief flight of Myanmar National Airways to bring back 146 citizens home from Singapore.
The Myanmar Embassy in Seoul and the Crew Change Supporting Committee jointly organized the relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to repatriate 125 Myanmar seamen from ROK. The three flights landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided them with proper medical tests and arranged 7-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.
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 Kyaw Zin Tun)

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