All Visitors Except Passengers Prohibited From Entering BIA, Katunaike From 6 AM Today

All visitors except passengers are prohibited from entering the airport premises from 6 am today until further notice, the Airport and Aviation Services Limited said.

The decision has been made as a part of the government's plan to control the spread of Corona virus in the country.

Measures are underway to examine the body temperature of tourists arriving from mainland China.

A Chinese national who was admitted to IDH hospital has been diagnosed with Corona Virus, health authorities confirmed yesterday.

The government has also decided to suspend on arrival visas for Chinese tourists until further notice.

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