National carrier Maldivian has announced that 97 locals in Sri Lanka will be transported back tonight.
A special repatriation flight is to be held today for the purpose of transporting the locals. Maldivian has previously conducted similar operations to several destinations.
Sri Lanka is a country inhabited by many Maldivians such as education and medical purposes.
Our repatriation flight from #CMB will return back home tonight with 97 Maldivian nationals to @VelanaAirport. Check In #HappsNow— Maldivian (@MaldivianAero) July 8, 2020
Great collaborative work by all authorities including our very own teams in #BringingOurCitizensHome
Previously conducted operations include flights to Thailand, Malaysia, and India.
Flights through other airlines are also being conducted. Those returning have to undergo quarantine periods mandated by the HPA.