Airports won’t reopen till clearance by officials

2020-09-16 at 12:15

Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga reiterates the country’s airports will not reopen until a certification by health authorities is tabled that the health safety of citizens has been ensured.

Minister Ranatunga speaking to media in Gampaha said the health of 22 million Sri Lankans must be assured and not compromised as a result of the coronavirus.

The Minister added the Navy has meanwhile been deployed to look into persons entering the country illegally from India, adding the situation will be contained.