Another 291 Sri Lankans repatriated from Oman

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2020

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Oman has repatriated another group of 291 vulnerable Sri Lankan nationals from Muscat to Colombo by SriLankan Airlines flight UL 206 on 26 November 2020 in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and SriLankan Airlines.

The group primarily included Sri Lankan nationals with medical emergencies as well as those who lost their jobs, safe house inmates and a large number of released prisoners.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman,  Ameer Ajwad extended his gratitude to the prison authorities of the Sultanate of Oman for their assistance to facilitate the return of 34 Sri Lankan prisoners who were released from different jails in Oman.

All 291 Sri Lankan nationals will be provided with accommodation, food and other facilities free of charge for 14 days at a Quarantine Centre in Sri Lanka.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 30 2020

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