Myanmar embassy to issue passports
- Published: 19 Jan 2013 at 19.42
- Online news:
The Myanmar government will start issuing temporary passports to its illegal workers in Thailand next month.
Workers can apply for temporary passports at 10 centres in Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Chiang Mai, Surat Thani, Pathum Thani, Kanchanaburi, Rayong, Khon Kaen, Songkhla and Nakhon Ratchasima provinces from Feb 15 to May 15, the Myanmar embassy in Thailand said in a statement.
The decision is part of the plan by Thailand and Myanmar to end illegal migrant workers from Myanmar. The two governments have held a series of talks to solve the problem. The latest round took place last Tuesday.
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