WHO Chief thanks Sri Lankan President for ‘mobilizing the whole government’ against COVID-19

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has telephoned Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Tuesday to discuss the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on Sri Lanka and the region.

"WHO Chief thanks Sri Lankan President for ‘mobilizing the whole government’ against COVID-19"

Sri Lanka urges foreign states to extend visas of visiting Sri Lankans

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has requested foreign Governments to facilitate the appropriate extension of visas for Sri Lankans currently visiting their countries, and facing difficulty to return to Sri Lanka on account of the travel bans that have and will become applicable as part of the control measures on COVID- 19.

"Sri Lanka urges foreign states to extend visas of visiting Sri Lankans"