Ambassador urges public to convey info about Sri Lankans in Turkey


The ambassador of Sri Lanka to Turkey has appealed to the members of the general public to convey any particulars about Sri Lankans dwelling in Turkey on account of the dearth of life toll from the extraordinarily environment friendly earthquakes and aftershocks that rocked a swathe of Turkey and northwest of Syria on Monday (Feb 06) soared earlier 3,700.

Turning into a member of ‘Ada Derana Mornings’ present in the intervening time (Feb 07), the Sri Lankan envoy, Hasanthi Dissanayake stated information shall be submitted to the Consular Division of the Overseas Affairs Ministry or the Sri Lankan Embassy in Ankara.

Talking on the present developments of the state of affairs in Turkey, the ambassador stated as per tales, roughly 270 Sri Lankans reside in Turkey, out of which 14 have been discovered to be dwelling contained in the areas severely affected by the earthquakes.

One Sri Lankan nationwide stays lacking though the remaining 13 have been confirmed to be protected, Dissanayake added. The ambassador stated they’re nonetheless unaware of the whereabouts of this specific individual, along with that they’re taking obligatory efforts to look out the lacking specific specific individual.

An infinite earthquake of seven.8 magnitude struck southern Turkey and northwest of Syria contained in the early hours of Monday, whereas freezing chilly native climate along with to the plights of the victims. It was adopted by a mess of aftershocks and a second extraordinarily environment friendly quake of magnitude of seven.5.

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