1300 Sri Lankan expatriates to arrive in the island this week

1300 Sri Lankan expatriates to arrive in the island this week

1300 Sri Lankan expatriates to arrive in the island this week

Written by Staff Writer

29 Dec, 2020 | 9:35 am

COLOMBO(News 1st): Another 1300 Sri Lankan expatriates are expected to arrive in the island this week, the Foreign Ministry said.

The group will arrive in Sri Lanka from Wednesday(30) to the 5th of January, the ministry added.

They are from Abu Dhabi, Australia, Canada, Chennai and Kuwait.

The repatriation of Sri Lankans from Britain to Sri Lanka has been suspended, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

This is due to the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant in the country.

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