Defer non-essential travel to Sri Lanka, advises Wisma Putra

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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians are suggested to defer any non-essential travel to Sri Lanka due to public unrest within the island nation.

The Foreign Ministry in an announcement on Sunday (July 10) stated they’re intently monitoring developments in Sri Lanka and that the High Commission in Colombo is in shut contact with all registered Malaysians there to guarantee their security and supply consular help, if required.

Wisma Putra additionally known as on all Malaysians at the moment in Sri Lanka however have but to register with the High Commission to accomplish that instantly as this could assist the High Commission to lengthen essential consular help, if wanted.

“All Malaysians in Sri Lanka are suggested to give utmost consideration to their security and to adhere to directions issued by native authorities,” the assertion learn.

Malaysians requiring consular help can contact the High Commission at 45, Rosmead Place, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka; through phone at +94774830103 or through e-mail at [email protected]

Sri Lanka has plunged into its worst financial disaster in many years because the nation of twenty-two million faces acute shortages of gas, medicines and meals.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had introduced their resignations after offended protestors stormed the president’s residence on Saturday and burned down the prime minister’s home. – Bernama



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