Myanmar nationals, seamen fly back home by relief flights

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Myanmar returnees queue for immigration service at the Yangon International Airport on 3 December 2020. Photo: MNA

The 3rd relief flight of Myanmar National Airway (MNA) organized by the Myanmar Consulate- General in Hong Kong landed at Yangon International Airport bringing back a total of 148 Myanmar nationals after they were stranded in Macao due to the suspension of international flights yesterday evening.
The another MNA relief flight organized by the Myanmar Embassy in Singapore and Myanmar Seafarer Employment Service Federation (MSESF) also brought back a total of 147 Myanmar seamen from Singapore 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, shipping companies and Myanmar embassies from respective countries. — MNA  (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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