Myanmar nationals, seamen fly back home from Japan, ROK by relief flights

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Myanamr returnees from foreign countries are seen at the Yangon International Airport on 22 October 2020. Photo: MNA

The relief flight of All Nippon Airways landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday evening brining back a total of 154 Myanmar nationals after they were stranded in Japan due to the suspension of international flights.
The MAI relief flight also brought back a total of 133 Myanmar seamen from Dragon Tun company, from the Republic of Korea yesterday. Among them, 2 seamen were from Singapore, 5 from Egypt and 126 from ROK.
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.—MNA (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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