Myanmar seamen, nationals fly back home from Hong Kong, Malaysia

A cargo flight of China Airlines, organized by Myanmar Consulate-General in Hong Kong, landed at Yangon International Airport with 140 citizens, including 123 seamen stranded in Taiwan (China-Tapei) yesterday morning. Another relief flight of Malaysia Airlines, organized by Asahi Kosei Sdn Bhd Company and Myanmar Embassy in Malaysia also brought back 157 citizens in the same morning.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Region government arranged 7-day quarantine at specific places or designated hotels, followed by the 7-day home quarantine.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been working with Myanmar embassies in foreign countries and local ministries concerned to bring back citizens and seamen 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.—MNA (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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