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* Sri Lanka extends closure of International Airport arrival terminal
Mon, Mar 23, 2020, 12:14 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

  • Passenger flights departing from Sri Lanka permitted
  • Port operations continue uninterrupted
  • Mar 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to extend the closure of the arrival terminal at the Colombo International Airport at Katunayake indefinitely to prevent new cases of the Coronavirus entering into the country, the Presidential Secretariat announced in a statement.

    The departure terminal will continue to be operational. Also flights are allowed into the country to take the departing passengers. All passenger transit operations have been stopped for the moment.

    All import and export operations at the ports are to continue without interruption. The Ports Authority will continue to implement the measures taken to prevent passengers from entering the country from ports.

    The Government has decided to continue with these the restrictions until the country returns to normalcy.


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