Protest to repatriate domestic worker from Jordan

Protest to repatriate domestic worker from Jordan

Protest to repatriate domestic worker from Jordan

Written by Staff Writer

17 Jan, 2021 | 9:56 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): An individual staged a protest atop a cellular tower in Gampaha demanding his wife, an expatriate worker in Jordan be repatriated to the country.

The wife of the man – a 24-year old – had left for Jordan in 2019 and was unable to return to Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

He complained that authorities had requested Rs 400,000 to repatriate the woman.

At around 10.30 am, the person ended the protest and climbed down the telephone tower agreeing to a discussion with Minister Prasanna Ranatunga.

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