July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion Dilan Perera says that the government of Sri Lanka has banned sending employees to work in Libya.
The government has taken this decision due to the perilous situation that prevails in Libya, said the Minister.
The Minister also said that all the Sri Lankans who were employed in Libya had been brought back to Sri Lanka.
The last four workers employed in Libya were flown to Sri Lanka on July 20th, he said.
The Egyptian Embassy in Sri Lanka has assisted the operation of locating the Sri Lankan employees and bringing them back, according to the Minister.