More than 300 Vietnamese citizens fly home from Singapore amid COVID-19 pandemic

Update: 17:46 | 28/06/2020
A Vietnam Airlines flight carrying more than 300 Vietnamese citizens in Singapore landed in Can Tho International Airport on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Vietnam Airlines has been assigned by the Prime Minister to arrange repatriation flights to bring home Vietnamese citizens stranded overseas due to COVID-19.

The passengers include children under 18, the elderly, sick people and workers with expired labor contracts among others, said the ministry.

This is the 31st repatriation flights organized by Vietnamese competent authorities in collaboration with diplomatic missions and airlines since April 24, bringing home at 7,910 citizens stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, data showed.

As the pandemic has been put under control in Vietnam, the Government tasked the competent authorities to increase the frequency of special citizen repatriation flights in the time to come.

Vietnamese Embassy in Canada collaborated to bring over 340 citizens back home

Vietnamese Embassy in Canada collaborated to bring over 340 citizens back home

The Government also decided to open doors to foreign experts, business managers, and skilled workers to enter Vietnam in a move to reboot the economy after the nation became one of the first economies to get back to the "new normal" situation.

As the pandemic is still evolving complicatedly around the world, Vietnam still closes borders to foreign tourists for fear of the second COVID-19 wave.

Addressing a meeting on COVID-19 on June 24, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed the guiding viewpoint of fending off the second COVID-19 wave in order to pursue the dual goal of the pandemic containment and economic recovery.

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More than 300 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Angola on June 19

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(Source: VGP)