COVID-19: Authorities help foreigners stranded in Myawady

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Officials inspect a hotel in Myawady on 10 May and found foreigners stranded at the border town due to suspension of airlines and closure of border checkpoints amid COVID-19.  Photo: Htien Lin Aung (IPRD)
Officials inspect a hotel in Myawady on 10 May and found foreigners stranded at the border town due to suspension of airlines and closure of border checkpoints amid COVID-19.  Photo: Htien Lin Aung (IPRD)
Officials inspect a hotel in Myawady on 10 May and found foreigners stranded at the border town due to suspension of airlines and closure of border checkpoints amid COVID-19.  Photo: Htien Lin Aung (IPRD)

Officials from the relevant ministries have checked the licenced hotels in Myawady Town on 10 May and helped foreigners stranded in Myanmar due to suspension of airlines and closures of border crossings amid COVID-19.
“We have investigated the quarantined hotels. When we found foreigners at the hotels, we faciliated their Visa renewal and other needs,” said Daw Chaw Kyi Kyi, an official from the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism.
A total of 36 foreigners were found stranded in the investigation. Of them, 26 persons’ visas have already expired. Township Immigration Department helped them renew their visas.
The officials also explained the directives issued by the Ministry of Health and Sports to these foreigners. The investigation team comprised with officials from Myawady District’s Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, Township General Administration Department, Township Police Force, Township immigration department, District Information and Public Relations Department.—Htien Lin Aung (IPRD)(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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