Myanmar nationals brought back home from India, Japan by relief flights

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Myanmar returnees are seen at the Yangon International Airport on 7 January 2021. Photo: MNA

The relief flight of Air India organized by the Myanmar Embassy in New Delhi landed at Yangon International Airport bringing back a total of 44 Myanmar nationals after they were stranded in India due to the suspension of international flights, yesterday afternoon.
The 18th relief flight of All Nippon Airway (ANA) organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo also brought back a total of 101 Myanmar national, who were stranded in Japan, 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.
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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