Vietnamese citizens brought home from Japan hinh anh 1Illustrative photo. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 350 Vietnamese citizens in Japan were brought home on October 29 on a flight operated by Vietnam Airlines.

The flight was arranged by relevant agencies of Vietnam and Japan. Passengers on the flight were those in difficult circumstances, including under-18 children, the elderly, pregnant women, those with illnesses, workers with expired labour contracts and students without accommodations.

In-flight safety and preventive measures against COVID-19 were rigorously enforced to protect passengers’ health and prevent the spread of diseases.

All passengers and crew members received medical checkups and were sent to quarantine in line with regulations upon arrival at Da Nang International Airport.

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./.