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22 Oct 2019 | 12:45 PM UTC

Sri Lanka: UAE Embassy issues travel warning for Sri Lanka October 20

Sri Lanka News Alert

The UAE's Embassy in Colombo issues travel warning for Sri Lanka October 20 as tension likely ahead of presidential elections

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/16/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Colombo). COUNTRY/REGION Sri Lanka

Event

On Sunday, October 20, the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Colombo has issued a warning against unnecessary travel to Sri Lanka, ahead of the presidential elections expected to take place on Saturday, November 16. The elections are likely to raise security issues.

Context

The UAE's Ministry of Foreign Affairs had previously issued a travel warning for Sri Lanka following terror attacks.

Advice

Individuals in Sri Lanka are advised to monitor the situation and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and avoid political demonstrations.

 

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