Over 600 Lankans stranded in ME return | Daily News


Over 600 Lankans stranded in ME return

Over 600 stranded Lankans in the Middle East due to the Covid-19 pandemic arrived yesterday (9) morning at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake.

Around 50 arrived from Doha, Qatar around 1 am, another 200 landed around 2 am on a SriLankan charter flight.

Over 250 arrived from the United Arab Emirates around 8 am yesterday morning.

According to Airport Officials, about 100 Chinese had landed on Monday (31).

All those who arrived were subjected to PCR tests and later sent to quarantine centres.


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