Sri Lanka becomes fourth country taken students from Wuhan
Sri Lanka has become the fourth country in the world take students from Wuhan, China to mother country.
According to the Presidential Media Unit, the high-level diplomatic relationship between Sri Lanka and China and the trust placed by China on President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the current government were able to quickly repatriate them.
According to the Presidential Media Unit, a joint effort by the Presidential Secretariat, the Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing, the Embassy of China in Colombo, the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Army and the Air Force can make the process a success.
Four children were among the group who arrived at the Mattala airport from Wuhan.
They were taken to the Diyatalawa Army Base Hospital after being thoroughly checked and found to be in good health.
On the instructions of the Commander of the Army, they will be housed in a building with all the residential facilities set up in the Diyatalawa Army Camp within 72 hours.
Medical teams of the Army and the Department of Health are also involved in monitoring the quarantine process and arrangements have been made to hand over the students to the parents after 14 days of supervision.