Advance voting for the 2020 General Election began in Viet Nam, Eswatini, Bangladesh and Hong Kong yesterday.
Seventy Myanmar nationals in Viet Nam cast ballots at the Myanmar Embassy in Hanoi, and 17 citizens in Eswatini, which has a total of 26 eligible voters, cast ballots in Matsapha.
Eighty-seven nationals in Hong Kong voted at the Myanmar Consulate-General Office in Hong Kong, while 27 in Bangladesh, which has a total of 29 eligible voters, cast their votes at the Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka.
Advance voting in some countries also continued at the respective embassies yesterday —1,570 citizens voted in Tokyo, 1,800 in Singapore, 1,009 in Seoul, 50 in Moscow, 136 in Bandar Seri Begawan and 1,045 in Bangkok.
The respective embassies provided temperature check, hand sanitizers, disposable gloves and face masks for the voters in line with COVID-19 preventive measures. Myanmar citizens also cast votes abiding by COVID-19 guidelines.
Myanmar citizens abroad cast advance votes at nine Myanmar embassies and one Myanmar Consulate-General Office yesterday. —MNA (Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)