Nearly 200 Vietnamese citizens return home from Philippines
19:47 | 14/05/2020
VGP  - A Bamboo Airways’ flight carrying nearly 200 Vietnamese citizens from the Philippines landed in Can Tho International Airport Thursday, according to Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

The passengers include include newly-born babies, pregnant women, students whose dormitories had been shut down due to COVID-19, and tourists with expired visa.

Precautious measures were deployed through the flight to ensure safety for the passengers who are to be medically checked and subjected to 14-day quarantine upon arrival to Viet Nam.

Competent authorities and diplomatic missions encourage Vietnamese abroad to comply with instructions of the host countries and refrain from travelling, Hang said.

She said the competent authorities and diplomatic missions will continue arranging more commercial flights to repatriate citizens from foreign countries, with focus on those in distress./.

By Huong Giang

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