8th relief flight from Singapore lands in Yangon with 155 Myanmar nationals


Myanmar National Airlines landed at the Yangon International Airport yesterday afternoon, with 155 nationals from Changi International Airport of Singapore yesterday.

As they arrived in Yangon, officials from the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports, and the Yangon Region government helped for their 21-day quarantine period in line with the regulations of immigration and medical checks.

As per the directives of National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in coordination with other relevant ministries in Myanmar and the Myanmar embassies in respective countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs arranged relief flights and chartered planes to bring back Myanmar people from foreign countries.

A total of 4,183 people have been repatriated to Myanmar to date, and the 9th repatriation flight will pick up more Myanmar nationals stuck abroad through the Changi International Airport on 28 June.


(Translated by Aung Khin)

Photo; MNA

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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