US employee entered Sri Lanka with Foreign Ministry’s approval

US employee entered Sri Lanka with Foreign Ministry’s approval

US employee entered Sri Lanka with Foreign Ministry’s approval

Written by Staff Writer

10 Jun, 2020 | 9:38 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): “The U.S employee in question arrived in the country after receiving approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” The U.S. Embassy in a statement said.

Upon inquiry by News 1st, the U.S. Embassy said “The employee complied with Government of Sri Lanka entrance procedures.”

“Diplomat is currently in quarantine at his residence,” the U.S. Embassy said.

Issuing twitter message, US Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz said yesterday’s proposed demonstration opposite the embassy in Colombo, was denied by the Police due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings.

 

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