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Myanmar hopes Thailand will allow more time for documenting an estimated one million migrant workers if the nationality verification (NV) process can't be finished by the March 16 deadline. 

Deputy Labour Minister Myint Thein made the comment on Saturday during a visit to Bangkok to assess progress in the NV programme.

He also demanded that Thai authorities ensure the cost of getting passports and completing the NV process is not too high.

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