Nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Australia
daitranvan 13-09-2020, 19:41


Nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens from Australia were brought home on a repatriation flight which landed safely at Van Don International Airport in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on September 12.


Nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Australia


Nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens from Australia were brought home on September 12.



According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the flight was arranged by authorities of the two countries and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.



Passengers include children aged under 18 the elderly, the ill, pregnant women, workers whose visas or labour contracts expired, students with no residences due to dormitory closures and those in extremely difficult circumstances.



After landing at the airport, all passengers and crew members of the flight were given health check-ups and sent to quarantine areas.



To date, over 120 repatriation flights have been arranged by Vietnamese authorities since April 10 to help nearly 36000 local people stranded abroad due to Covid-19 return home, the ministry said, adding that more such flights are set to be conducted in the coming time.

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