Over 290 Sri Lankans repatriated from four countries

Over 290 Sri Lankans repatriated from four countries

November 25, 2020   12:03 pm

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Another group of Sri Lankans stranded in foreign countries have been repatriated this morning (25).

Accordingly, 143 expatriates from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 53 from the Maldives and 02 from Qatar have returned to the island.

Meanwhile, 98 other Sri Lankans in India have also arrived in the country today, Ada Derana correspondent said.

They have been referred to PCR test upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and were subsequently directed to quarantine centres.

Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva recently announced that Sri Lankan expatriates in the Middle East will be given priority in the repatriation process.

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