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After the re-opening of airports in the country for locals and foreigners, the first flight from Doha touched down at the Katunayake International Airport with 53 passengers, the airport duty manager said

He said the airport was closed since May 21 midnight to curb the spreading of Covid-19 virus in the country.

Accordingly, the first flight, a Qatar Airways aircraft landed at 2.15 am brought passengers from overseas.
    
Later, another aircraft, a Srilankan airlines also touched down at 4.05 am with 116 passengers, the duty manager said.

Those local and foreign passengers have been directed to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine period and two PCR tests

Passengers who are diagnosed and found negative during those tests would be allowed to socialize in Sri Lanka, while others will be referred for further medical treatment.

Also the migrant and transit passengers flying from India and Vietnam will be barred from landing in Sri Lanka from today. (T.K.G. Kapila)

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  • Albert Tuesday, 01 June 2021 09:18 AM

    Ayubowan! Welcome to Sri Lanka.... Mr and Mrs Corona we warmly welcome you and your variants to our land. (Sign held at airport to receive passagers)

    Peacemaker Tuesday, 01 June 2021 10:50 AM

    More deaths because of this stupid rajapaksa policy

    Citizen of Sri Lanka Tuesday, 01 June 2021 10:53 AM

    Wait wasn't there a media release by the aviation authorities max in a flight is 75?

    Lalith Tuesday, 01 June 2021 11:02 AM

    Now remind us again as to when is BR due to return to the country?

    VJ Tuesday, 01 June 2021 01:11 PM

    Not sure of tourism but quarantine business will flourish.


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