Some five Sri Lankan migrant workers have gone missing in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, their relatives told the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE).
SLBFE Media Secretary Nalin Rajapaksa said investigations had been launched to locate these missing persons.
“Among those missing are Nirmala Periyasami of Rakwana; K. Anulawathi De Silva of Galle; V. Vadiwelu Vijayalalitha of Hopton; F. Premawathi of Uhana and J.H. Shyamali of Bingiriya. It was revealed that three of them had travelled to Saudi Arabia and Lebanon between 2006 and 2009,” he said.
Mr. Rajapaksa said the SLFBE had requested the public and other migrant workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon to contact the Bureau on: 011 4379328 or 011 2864136 if they had any information of the whereabouts of these missing persons. (Kalathma Jayawardhane)