Over 17,000 #Overseas #SriLankans register on ‘Contact Sri Lanka’
Full Media Release at: https://mfa.gov.lk/special-request-to-sri-lankan-expats/
New Portal launched by Ministry of Foreign Relations (MFR) of Sri Lanka and Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka for Sri Lankans overseas to register and submit their requests for support needed during Covid-19.
This Mission would require collecting the contact details of all Sri Lankans who have received visa extensions after 18th March 2020, following the temporary suspension of passenger arrivals at Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA), Katunayake.
Change in Operating/ Consular & Labour Welfare Hours
In view of the COVID-19 situation and due to the additional precautionary measures imposed towards limiting the transmission of the disease in Singapore, the Mission has decided to limit its consular services from 24th March 2020 until further not
The Sri Lankan Immigration authorities have issued the following notice on the Suspension of visas to Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 Outbreak:
To prevent imported new cases of the Corona virus in the country, the Government decides to indefinitely
extend the closure of the arrival terminal at the Airport
In view of the COVID-19 situation and due to the additional precautionary measures imposed towards limiting the transmission of the disease in Singapore, the Mission has decided to limit its consular services from 23rd March 2020 until further notice
In view of the heightened risk of importation of COVID-19 cases into Singapore, all short-term visitors will now not be allowed to enter or transit through Singapore. This is also to conserve resources so we can focus on Singaporeans.