Over 150 Myanmar citizens fly back home from Singapore on 16 August

Myanmar citizens returned from Singapore queue for immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 16 August 2020. Photo: MNA
Myanmar citizens returned from Singapore queue for immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 16 August 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 152 Myanmar nationals who were stranded in Singapore amid COVID-19 returned home yesterday.
Myanmar National Airways (MNA)’s relief flight carrying the Myanmar citizens from Singapore landed at the Yangon International Airport in the evening.
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 21-day quarantine for them.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been working with Myanmar embassies in foreign countries and local ministries concerned to bring back citizens stranded abroad due to the suspension of international commercial flights, in accordance with the guidance of the National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19.
Until now a total of 14 batches of Myanmar citizens were repatriated from Singapore by relief flight. —MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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