656 Lankans arrive in SL from the Middle East

2020-09-16 at 07:34

656 Sri Lankans arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport and the Mattala International Airport from the Middle East.

Emirates flight EK-650 carrying 371 Lankans, who travelled to the United Arab Emirates seeking employment, arrived at the Mattala Airport around 4.20pm yesterday, from Dubai.

285 Lankans seeking employment in Jordan arrived at the BIA onboard SriLankan Airlines flight UL-1506 from Amman around 10.10pm yesterday.

Meanwhile 24 persons arrived in the island from Doha, Qatar while another group arrived in the island from Chennai and Mumbai this morning.

NewsRadio airport correspondent said the passengers had been directed to quarantine after being subject to PCR tests upon arrival.