Myanmar seamen brought home on special flight

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Myanmar citizens making their immigration processes at the Yangon International Airport yesterday. Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working in line with guidelines set by the National Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and cooperating with relevant ministries, Myanmar embassies abroad to repatriate Myanmar citizens stranded due to COVID-19.
A total of 83 Myanmar seamen onboard cruise ships of the Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd in France, Italy and The Netherlands were brought back on a special Amelia Airlines flight to Yangon International Airport yesterday afternoon.
The returnees were given proper medical examination and quarantine for 21 days as organized by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government,
A total of 3,192 Myanmar citizens have been repatriated back home in this manner.—MNA(Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)

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