Myanmar nationals brought back home from abroad by relief flights

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Returnees go through immigration process at the Yangon International Airport yesterday. Photo : MNA

The 39th relief flight of Myanmar Airways International (MAI), organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul landed at Yangon International Airport bringing back a total of 92 Myanmar nationals after they were stranded abroad due to the suspension of international flights, yesterday evening. Among them, 78 people were from the Republic of Korea, 1 from Brazil, 1 from Norway, 1 from Italy, 1 from South Africa and 10 from the USA.
The relief flight of Myanmar Airways International, organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Riyadh also brought back a total of 136 Myanmar nationals who were stranded in the UAE and surrounding countries, yesterday evening.
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.
To bring back the Myanmar citizens and Myanmar seamen who are stranded in foreign countries by relief flights and chartered flights in accordance with the instructions from National-Level Central Committee on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cooperated with the relevant ministries and Myanmar embassies from respective countries and shipping companies.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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