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Over 240 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Malaysia
  • | | August 13, 2020 09:18 PM
More than 240 Vietnamese citizens from Malaysia were brought home on a repatriation flight which landed at the Cam Ranh International Airport in Khanh Hoa Province on August 13.

Passengers wait for the repatriation flight. Photo by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the flight was arranged by local authorities of the two countries and the budget carrier Vietjet Air.

Passengers include children aged under 18, the elderly, the ill, pregnant women, workers with expired visas and labour contracts, students without accommodations, stranded tourists, and those in disadvantaged circumstances.

After landing safely at the airport, all passengers and crew members were given health check-ups and sent to quarantine areas in line with regulations.

Since April 10, as many as 98repatriation flights have been arranged by Vietnamese authorities to help over 24,509 local people stranded abroad due to Covid-19 return home, the ministry said.

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