The flights bringing stranded Sri Lankans home,would be restricted considering the capacity of the quarantine centres and hospitals resulting from the new cluster in the country,chief Epidemiologist Dr.sudath Samaraweera said. He said the flights scheduled for yesterday,would be operated but new flights would be restricted.
Commenting on the Scholarship and Advanced Level examinations scheduled to be held on Sunday and from Monday respectively,he said a decision would be taken after discussion with the relevant authorities.(Sheain Fernandopulle)
Bernhard Eichmann Wednesday, 07 October 2020 10:11 AM
I think it's good that there are no more flights at the moment. First, the virus must beand then people can go home.
RJ Wednesday, 07 October 2020 08:52 PM
Seriously? Do you know the experience of being stranded in another country without a job? All the people came to Sri Lanka went through 1 month quarantine. 2 weeks hotel and 2 weeks home. And went through PCR testing. And where is this virus from then? It's within the country.
Irfan Wednesday, 07 October 2020 07:26 PM
I feel very sorry for the people who are stranded, but right now we are facing a larger threat with the current ongoing situation with covid in Sri Lanka, i hope everyone will understand, Stay safe
Dayawansa Jayakodi Wednesday, 07 October 2020 08:09 PM
If we're die out side Country no problem? They won't money
Sanura Perera Thursday, 08 October 2020 01:24 PM
See this issue is that why always sri lankan has to close the airport it's very clear that Sri lankan government did not do any random checks unlike other countries and even see the civilians all of the videos we see no one has worn a mask gloves so why do these people always think it's from people who come from abroad becouse no checked were done within the country Government must know once a person lose a job that person will not have a way to pay rents , food, utilities and once you lose your job you will not have VISA so if you dont have visa you will be charged a overstay fine at leat the sri lankan government has to amend the visa and fine cost of the stranded unemployed people at leat for the times when the airport is close..... Please consider
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