Prime Minister requests to promptly bring citizens home amid COVID-19

Update: 13:05 | 11/07/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries and relevant departments to actively bring home Vietnamese citizens who are stranded abroad, at a working session with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Ha Noi on July 10.
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prime minister requests to promptly bring citizens home amid covid 19
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the meeting with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. (Photo: VGP)

He also urged relevant agencies to work to receive foreign experts and skilled workers who wish to enter Vietnam, as well as to send Vietnamese laborers to work abroad.

Emphasizing the determination to prevent community transmission, the PM specified that strict border management and implementation of quarantine measures must continue as the risk of infections among the community remains.

He recognized the efforts and achievements of the health sector and military and public security forces as well as localities and all members of the steering committee in the fight against COVID-19.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has closely worked with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport to conduct 55 flights carrying nearly 14,000 Vietnamese citizens back to Vietnam safe and sound.

Prime Minister lauds media for contributions to COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister lauds media for contributions to COVID-19 fight

The PM asked the Foreign Ministry, Vietnamese embassies and representative offices abroad, to work with foreign governments to increase the number of rescue flights and reopen commercial flights.

The PM urged a rescue flight to bring home Vietnamese citizens stuck in Equatorial Guinea immediately.

He agreed on the establishment of safety areas at some border gates for foreigners to come for negotiating and signing relevant contracts.

The Ministry of Education and Training was tasked to work with universities, especially those having linkages with foreign counterparts, to receive students to Vietnam, with priority given to Lao and Cambodian students.

So far, Vietnam has gone through 85 days in a row without new COVID-19 infections among the community. Among the total 369 cases so far, 350 have given the all-clear, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

More than 300 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Angola on June 19

More than 300 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Angola on June 19

A Vietnam Airlines flight carrying 309 Vietnamese citizens from Angola landed at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh on June 19.

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

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

A Vietnam Airlines flight has brought 343 Vietnamese citizens back to Vietnam from Canada thanks to the coordination between Vietnamese and Canadian agencies.

Vietnamese Consulate in San Francisco collaborates to bring home more than 340 citizens amid COVID-19

Vietnamese Consulate in San Francisco collaborates to bring home more than 340 citizens amid COVID-19

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens in the US were brought home safely from San Francisco airport on June 7 and 8.

(Source: VNA)