179 Lankans arrive in the island from the Maldives

2020-06-29 at 15:30

SRI LANKAN MATTALA AIR PORT

A special SriLankan Airlines flight carrying 179 Lankans, stranded in the Maldives due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, arrived at the Mattala International Airport this afternoon.

Special flight UL-4102 arrived at the Mattala Airport around 3.06pm from the Male Airport in Maldives.

The passengers were subject to PCR tests upon their arrival.

Temporary accommodation was provided for the group at hotels in the vicinity of the airport, until their PCR test results are released.