The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon, in collaboration with the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka, Foreign Ministry and Sri Lankan Airlines repatriated a group of 271 Sri Lankans by Sri Lankan Airlines charter flight (UL 554) on 21 December2020.
This was assisted by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Labour, Directorate of General Security (Immigration Dept.) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut.
Upon negotiations, the Lebanese government waived off the fine for Seventy (70) Undocumented Sri Lankan expatriates for visa overstay.
Ambassador Mrs. Shani Calyaneratne Karunaratne, and all Embassy staff facilitated the repatriation process at the Raffc Hariri Airport on 21 December 2020.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
31 December 2020