311 Myanmar migrant workers return home via Myawady border

Myanmar citizens queuing for immigration process in Myawady on 15 August. Photo: Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)
Myanmar citizens queuing for immigration process in Myawady on 15 August. Photo: Htein Lin Aung (IPRD)

A total of 311 Myanmar migrant workers – 198 males and 113 females – came back home from Thailand through the Myawady Friendship Bridge (2) yesterday. Myawady District Administrator U Tay Zar Aung and local authorities helped the returnees with medical tests and other supplies.
A total of 64,683 returnees including 11,680 in May, 25,338 in June and 18,597 in July and 9,068 returnees from 1 to 15 August so far have come back home through this border crossing. Yesterday’s returnees were successfully kept in the respective quarantined centers in line with COVID-19 prevention measures, according to the local officials. —Htein Lin Aung (IPRD) (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)

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