Source Title: Myanmar’s Yangon airport will be closed until the end of April when banks close and people line up on the streets to withdraw money
Beijing, Rangoon, February 1 (Zhang Dan, Liu Yongmin) – affected by Myanmar’s military’s announcement of a state of emergency, Myanmar’s civil aviation authority sent a telegram to the headquarters of all airlines on the 1st: Rangoon airport will be closed until April 30, and all international and domestic flights will be cancelled at this stage.
The reporter learned that China Eastern Airlines Yunnan company had completed the flight plan for Myanmar in the last stage before the end of January, and there was no flight plan for Myanmar in February.
On the same day, the Myanmar Banking Association also issued a circular: due to the current changing situation, all banks and branches are required to be temporarily closed from now on. Opening time to be informed.
On the streets of Yangon, the reporter saw that people lined up in front of ATMs of many banks to withdraw money.
According to reporters, the Yangon stock exchange was closed.
At noon of the same day, two mobile phone operators in Myanmar, MPT and mytel, had resumed their functions of calling and surfing the Internet, while the other two operators were recovering one after another. (end)