266 Thai people received help from Lao Kai. Heading to travel to China Prepare to connect the plane back to Thailand. Expected to arrive in Thailand at midnight today (19 Nov.)
After Police General Surachet Hakphan, Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police along with the Director-General of the Department of Consular Affairs Traveled to discuss with Myanmar officials. To coordinate cooperation in helping Thai people stranded in Lao Kai city. Initially, it was found that there were 160 people in total.
But from coordination by the Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, a team from the Police Crime Suppression Division was sent to coordinate. Recently, Myanmar authorities have rescued a total of 266 Thai people by transporting them all on three chartered planes headed from Lincang. Come to Kunming city To prepare for the next trip to Thailand.
Recently, the Chinese authorities allowed all Thai people to cross the border into China. to return to Thailand by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Led by the Director-General of the Department of Consular Affairs Arrange 2 charter planes, consisting of AirAsia Airlines and Lion Air To bring Thai people out of Kunming Heading to Thailand
However, when the two Thai evacuation planes arrived in Thailand There has been coordination with the Mass Transit Authority of Thailand or BMTA to transport Thai people to the separation center. To examine the history of victims. The Department of Consular Affairs will facilitate Thai people in immigration inspection. and screening victims of human trafficking according to national referral mechanisms. It is expected that the two chartered planes will arrive in Thailand at 10:30 p.m. for the first flight. Followed by a second flight at midnight.
Source: Thai News Agency