Macao announced today that it has decided to maintain the travel alert on Sri Lanka after the Sri Lankan Government extended the state of emergency by another month.
The Tourism Crisis Management Office in Macao said that in view of the announcement on June 22nd of the one-month extension of the national state of emergency in Sri Lanka, Macao residents have been reminded that the Level 2 Travel Alert issued to Sri Lanka remains in force.
Macao residents who intend to travel to or are already in Sri Lanka should reconsider for the moment the travel. It is suggested to avoid non-essential travel to Sri Lanka.
If necessary, Macao residents can call: 24-Hour Tourism Hotline +853 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.
The Travel Alert System does not have a prohibitive nature and it is up to each individual to decide to travel or adjust their travel plan according to the information provided. (Colombo Gazette)