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Govt.: Majority Of Lankans In Libya Return

Mar 7, 2011 10:40:19 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The government says that a majority of Sri Lankans in Libya have returned to the country.

Foreign Employment and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera has told the media that about 80% of the Sri Lankans who have requested to return to the country from Libya have already arrived.

Sri Lankans requested to return to the country following the tensions that have risen in the African nation.

According to Perera, the government was taking measures to bring back around 300 more Sri Lankans from Libya.