Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Namal Rajapaksa today tweeted assuring that the repatriation of Sri Lankan migrant workers who are stranded overseas due to the Covid 19 pandemic will continue.
Rajapaksa said the repatriation of Sri Lankans will remain a top priority of the Government.
“The Government has assured all those who want to return back home that they will be brought back. There will be no changes in the repatriation process moving forward,” he said.
He also tweeted saying that a total of 59,377 migrants have returned adding that the Government must oblige to international border regulations and consider the local capacity in Sri Lanka while adhering to the COVID-19 guidelines during the repatriation process.