Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Sri Lankans in Light of Middle East Conflict
The Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka has issued a travel advisory, urging Sri Lankan citizens to exercise extreme caution and refrain from traveling to areas affected by the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. In the wake of the current situation, the Ministry has recommended that Sri Lankans maintain constant communication with the Sri Lankan Missions in Tel Aviv (Israel) and Ramallah (Palestine) in case of any emergencies.
To provide immediate assistance and support, the Foreign Ministry has established two emergency hotline mobile numbers, which are administered by the Consular Affairs Division in Colombo. Sri Lankan nationals seeking assistance or guidance related to the Middle East conflict can reach out via these emergency hotline numbers: 0094711 757 536 or 0094711 466 585.
During regular office hours, the Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can also be reached via the following landline telephone number: +94 112 338 837, and inquiries can be sent through email to [email protected]. This advisory and the emergency contact information aim to ensure the safety and well-being of Sri Lankans affected by the conflict in the Middle East.