Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar return to Sri Lanka

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Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar return to Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar return to Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar will return to Sri Lanka tomorrow. The Sri Lanka Foreign Ministry has taken steps to repatriate the 12 Sri Lankan fishermen arrested in Myanmar, tomorrow (23). The Foreign Ministry stated that the fishermen were released after several rounds of talks with the Government of Myanmar. They will be flown from Yangon in Myanmar to Singapore tomorrow on Singapore Airlines flight SQ761 and will be flown to Colombo on Singapore Airlines flight SQ468 from Singapore. The following persons have been released from custody in Myanmar: A.C.I. Fernando, L.A. Nirmitha Srilal, H.S. Chaminda, H.S. Jayantha, D.K.S.S. Hemachandra, D.M.K. Madushanka, K.M. Fernando, S. Nanayakkara, W.N. Fernando, T.K.N. Peiris, J.K.S. Lal Perera and W.A.S. Fernando.

Arrangements have been made to quarantine the fishermen under current health procedures.

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