Over 80 stranded Myanmar nationals in Thailand brought back home by relief flight

Myanmar citizens arrive at Yangon International Airport by relief flight from Thailand on  9 August.  PHOTO: MNA
Myanmar citizens arrive at Yangon International Airport by relief flight from Thailand on 9 August.  PHOTO: MNA

Some 83 Myanmar nationals stranded in Thailand due to suspension of flights amidst COVID-19 were brought back by a relief flight yesterday.
The sixth relief flight of the Myanmar National Airlines carrying Myanmar nationals from Thailand landed Yangon International Airport yesterday evening.
At the airport, officials of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population provided them with arrangements for 21-day quarantine facility, while officials of the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region Government with the medical check ups and necessary arrangements.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working in line with directives from the National Level Central Committee for Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19 to bring back Myanmar citizens stranded abroad due to the suspension of international flights. To bring back remaining citizens, the MoFA coordinates with Myanmar embassies/consulate offices, and relevant ministries in foreign countries.—MNA

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