A group of 169 Sri Lankans, who were stranded overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic, arrived in Sri Lanka today.
The Sri Lankans who were stranded in the Maldives arrived at the Mattala International Airport.
They were repatriated via a special flight chartered by National Carrier SriLankan Airlines.
The Ministry of Foreign Relations has been repatriating Sri Lankans stranded overseas since air travel was restricted in many countries due to the global coronavirus outbreak. (Colombo Gazette)