Myanmar nationals, seamen brought back home by relief flight

The relief flight of Myanmar National Airlines, organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Seoul and the Crew Change Supporting Committee, flew from Incheon Airport to Yangon yesterday evening, in bringing back Myanmar citizens who were stranded in foreign countries.
The group of 112 Myanmar seamen included 55 persons from the ROK, 4 from Hong Kong, 1 from Turkey, 1 from Spain, 2 from the Philippines, 7 from Brazil, 3 from Singapore, 4 from Egypt, 1 from Viet Nam, 2 from Malaysia, 1 from Canada, 1 from Thailand, 1 from Pakistan and 29 from Indonesia.
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, shipping companies and Myanmar embassies from respective countries. — MNA

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