129 Sri Lankans stranded in Pakistan return home

Another 129 Sri Lankans stranded in Pakistan due to coronavirus outbreak have returned.

They arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (Monday) via a special flight UL 1282 owned by Sri Lankan Airlines.

Sri Lankans stranded in Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan, have been repatriated due to the spread of the corona virus.

They have been subjected to PCR tests at the airport and steps have been taken to temporarily accommodate them at 4 restaurants near the airport until the results are available.