Three Myanmar naval vessels have already brought back a total of 1,086 Myanmar nationals from Malaysia, according to the Senior-General and officials meeting held on 2 February.
The three naval vessels named Mottama, Thanlwin and Sinphyushin, left Yangon for Lumut Maritime Terminal in Malaysia on 15 February.
The vessels arrived at the Lumut Maritime Terminal on 21 February.
The Myanmar nationals were handed over by Malaysian authorities on 23 February, and healthcare services plus donations for the returnees were provided by the Tatmadaw officials along their trip to Myanmar.
After arriving in Myanmar, Tatmadaw doctors and nurses provided healthcare services to the returnees who are currently staying at the Tatmadaw quarantine centres for COVID-19 safety, according to the officials.
Officials from Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Ministry will cooperate for job opportunities and reunion with their families. —MNA