British High Commissioner advises British visitors to leave Sri Lanka

Apr 10, 2020 (LBO) – The British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka encourages any British tourists to return to the UK now while flights are available.

In a statement, the High Commissioner noted that some British passport holders are in Sri Lankan visiting family.

She reiterated UK Government advice that all British nationals who normally live in the UK should return to the UK now.

“Serious outbreaks of coronavirus are placing significant strain on health services globally. In the event of a serious outbreak in Sri Lanka, consular services and flights out of the country could be seriously affected. We cannot guarantee what flight options might be available if people choose to leave at a later date.”

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