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August 11, 2020

245 Myanmar citizens fly back home from Malaysia, Singapore on 11 July

Myanmar nationals returned from Singapore queue for immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 11 July 2020. Photo : MNA
Myanmar nationals returned from Singapore queue for immigration process at the Yangon International Airport on 11 July 2020. Photo : MNA

A total of 245 Myanmar nationals — 170 from Malaysia and 75 from Singapore — returned home by Myanmar Airways International (MAI)’s two relief flights both landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday.
On arrival at the Yangon International Airport, the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government provided them 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 7, 545 Myanmar citizens have been brought back home to date. —MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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