A total of 296 Sri Lankans who were stranded in South Korea (SK) and Qatar arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, BIA duty Manager said.
He said 275 Sri Lankans departed from the Incheon International Airport by Korean air KE-9473 and they arrived at BIA at 12.30 a.m.
Most of the Sri Lankans who arrived had been employed in South Korea, he said.
Meanwhile, 21 Sri Lankans from Qatar arrived in the island by Qatar airways QR-668 at 1.20 a.m at the BIA.
PCR tests were conducted for all passengers who arrived in the country and all passengers were sent to quarantine centres following the tests, he added. (T.K.G. Kapila)