Myanmar’s government announced on June 28th that they would extend temporary travel and restrictions on international flights until the end of July.
Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Ministry declared that the travel restrictions put into place to combat the coronavirus pandemic would extend to July 31st.
This announcement is the sixth time the government has decided to extend the travel restrictions.
The travel ban includes preventive courses of action against all travelers and also suspends the issuance of visas to foreigners.
However, foreign diplomats, UN officials, and other missions of officials who need to access Myanmar should contact Myanmar Missions to gain entry into the country.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also advised all visitors to strictly follow the protocols set in place by the Ministry of Health and Sports.
The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of Myanmar also released a statement to all airlines conducting international flights.
The announcement informed them that the state government had extended the coronavirus’s stringent measures up to July 31st.
The DCA bans the landing of international commercial flights to Myanmar airports.
A nightly curfew of 12 am until 4 am has also been put into place to curb the transmission of the coronavirus in its local communities.
Exceptions for the curfew include funerals and work-related matters.
Source: Myanmar Times