More Vietnamese citizens brought home from abroad hinh anh 1The flight bringing home Vietnamese citizens from Myanmar (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Nearly 600 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Japan and Myanmar on October 14 and 15.

The flights were arranged by relevant agencies of Vietnam and the host countries, with passengers being children under 18, pregnant women, elderly people, people with health problems, tourists and short-term visitors who were stuck due to travel restrictions, workers with expired contracts and students without accommodations.

Strict security, safety and epidemiological measures were implemented during the flights to ensure passengers’ health and prevent the spread of diseases.

After landing, passengers and crew members had their health checked and sent to quarantine in line with regulations.

The repatriation of Vietnamese citizens in disadvantaged circumstances abroad will continue to be conducted in line with citizens’ wishes, the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine capacity in the country./.