Myanmar nationals from Singapore, ROK arrive back home by relief flights

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Myanmar returnees from Singapore and ROK queue for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 20 November 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 283 Myanmar citizens – 152 from Singapore and 131 from the Republic of Korea – stranded in foreign countries because of the suspension of commercial flights returned home by relief flights yesterday.
Myanmar Embassy in Singapore organized the relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to repatriate 152 Myanmar nationals from Singapore, and Myanmar Embassy in Seoul and Myanmar Seamen’s Federation jointly organized another relief flight of Myanmar Airways International to bring back 131 citizens from Seoul. The two relief flights landed at Yangon International Airport.
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, local ministries and shipping companies/organizations to bring back citizens stranded abroad 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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