Ambassador urges public to convey info about Sri Lankans in Turkey


The ambassador of Sri Lanka to Turkey has appealed to the members of most of the people to convey any particulars about Sri Lankans dwelling in Turkey as a result of the lack of life toll from the extremely efficient earthquakes and aftershocks that rocked a swathe of Turkey and northwest of Syria on Monday (Feb 06) soared earlier 3,700.

Changing into a member of ‘Ada Derana Mornings’ current in the meanwhile (Feb 07), the Sri Lankan envoy, Hasanthi Dissanayake said knowledge shall be submitted to the Consular Division of the Abroad Affairs Ministry or the Sri Lankan Embassy in Ankara.

Speaking on the current developments of the state of affairs in Turkey, the ambassador said as per tales, roughly 270 Sri Lankans reside in Turkey, out of which 14 have been found to be dwelling inside the areas severely affected by the earthquakes.

One Sri Lankan nationwide stays missing although the remaining 13 have been confirmed to be protected, Dissanayake added. The ambassador said they’re nonetheless unaware of the whereabouts of this particular person, together with that they are taking compulsory efforts to search out the missing explicit particular person.

An unlimited earthquake of seven.8 magnitude struck southern Turkey and northwest of Syria inside the early hours of Monday, whereas freezing chilly local weather together with to the plights of the victims. It was adopted by a multitude of aftershocks and a second extremely efficient quake of magnitude of seven.5.

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