Nearly 450 more Vietnamese citizens from RoK return home
duonghanhnguyen 21-10-2020, 21:16

Nearly 450 Vietnamese citizens from the Republic of Korea were brought home on a repatriation flight which landed safely at Can Tho International Airport in the southern province of Can Tho on October 21.

Nearly 450 more Vietnamese citizens from RoK return home

Nearly 450 Vietnamese citizens from RoK were brought home on October 21. Photo by VOV.

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.

On October 20 nearly 330 Vietnamese people were also brought home safely from Angola on a Vietnam Airlines flight.

To date, over 150 repatriation flights have been arranged by Vietnamese authorities since April 10 to help over 50000 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.