Sri Lankans stranded in Malaysia return

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

A group of 150 Sri Lankans, who were stranded in Malaysia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, arrived in Sri Lanka today.

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Malaysia said the group had arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake via special SriLankan Airlines flight UL 319.

The group consists of 80 Sri Lankan workers, Sri Lankans on short visits and their dependents, and 70 Sri Lankan students.

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Malaysia added that they were repatriated after registering with the High Commission and expressing their desire to return to Sri Lanka