Special Notice

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It has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, Colombo by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PSTF) that Sri Lankan nationals abroad have been seeking to enter Sri Lanka via Male without prior PSTF approval. It is reported that such individuals have been travelling to Male on commercial flights from different destinations including from Central Europe, and have been stranded in Male due to lack of PSTF approval to proceed to Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan nationals are hereby advised to refrain from seeking to return to Sri Lanka via Male, Maldives, without prior PSTF approval. Sri Lankans in Switzerland who wish to be repatriated to Sri Lanka are kindly requested to register with the Mission by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. under the subject “Request Assistance to Return to Sri Lanka”.

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations - Geneva

15.09. 2020

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