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84 Sri Lankans from Turkey, Ukraine and Azerbaijan repatriated

28.08.2020

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara in coordination with the Secretary Foreign Relations, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Focal Point, Europe & Central Asia Desk of Ministry of Foreign Relations and SL Mission Tehran repatriated 84 Sri Lankans from Turkey, Ukraine and Azerbaijan today (28/08/2020) through Turkish Airlines flight left at 0105 hrs from Istanbul airport. The Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines, Turkish Airlines country office in Colombo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Office in Azerbaijan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and Office State Migration Service, Azerbaijan assist the Embassy organizing this humanitarian flight, smooth transfer passage at the airports and to conduct PCR tests on Sri Lankans.