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August 13, 2020

172 Myanmar nationals return home from Japan on 1 August

Myanmar returnees from Japan queuing for their immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 1 August 2020. Photo: MNA
Myanmar returnees from Japan queuing for their immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 1 August 2020. Photo: MNA

A total of 172 Myanmar nationals flied back home from Japan yesterday.
All Nippon Airways (ANA)’s relief flight carrying the Myanmar citizens from Narita International Airport in Japan landed at the Yangon International Airport at 5 pm.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided the returnees with proper medical checks 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. A total of 546 Myanmar citizens from Japan have been brought back home to date.
This is third batch of repatriating Myanmar citizens from Japan. Fourth batch is scheduled to be repatriated on 6 August. — MNA  (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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