No fee would be charged from the passengers who are directly being sent to quarantine centres in Punani and Kandakadu, Chief of Defence Staff and Army Commander Shavendra Silva said.
He said on a directive of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Tri-services are facilitating the quarantine process in the East with Health Ministry and Ministry of Defence officials and would not levy any fee on passengers.
“The Army is closely supervising arrangements in the East,” the Commander said.
The tri-services in close collaboration with Health and Defence Ministry authorities have finalised arrangements to quarantine foreigners and Sri Lankans arriving in the country from Italy, South Korea and Iran with effect from today.
Media reports earlier said that a fee of Rs.7,500 charged from each passenger undergoing quarantine.
Corona Tuesday, 10 March 2020 06:23 PM
Otherwise, we will have to pay!!
Dee Tuesday, 10 March 2020 06:48 PM
Anyway the taxpayer pays for it!
V.I.S.Jayapalan Poet Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:17 PM
Selecting two quarantine centers (Punani and Kandakadu,) in Baticaloa district - a district of minorities is not acceptable. Please close at least one center immediately.
dickie bird Tuesday, 10 March 2020 08:00 PM
But need to charge a fee from foreigners visiting SL at this time and also we should monitor them. This COVID 19 is becoming a Pandemic. Our Country is fortunate so far. let us bear up the excessive heat without complaints.
DillonDP Tuesday, 10 March 2020 10:01 PM
Like shavindra's pose
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