Department of Consular Affairs of the Foreign Ministry: Remind Chinese citizens in Sri Lanka to pay attention to their safety

2022-05-20 0 By

On April 3, The Chinese Consular Services website issued a warning to Chinese citizens in Sri Lanka:Recently, the economic and livelihood situation in Sri Lanka has become increasingly grim and social instability factors have increased significantly. In particular, the protest near president Sri Lanka’s residence on March 31 turned into a violent conflict, resulting in the burning of many military and police vehicles and some public facilities, and nearly 50 people including civilians, policemen and journalists were injured.A state of public emergency has been declared.The Department of Consular Affairs of the Foreign Ministry and the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka remind Chinese citizens in Sri Lanka to pay close attention to the local security situation, avoid participating in or watching any rallies or protests, abide by local laws and regulations, be vigilant, pay attention to safety and strengthen precautions.In case of emergency, please call the police immediately and contact the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka for assistance.Sri Lanka Emergency Hotline: Police (national) : (+94) 118,119 Police (Colombo) : (+94) 11243333, 112322485 Tourism Police (Colombo) : (+94) 112421070 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Global Emergency Hotline for Consular Protection and Services (24 hours) :+86-10-12308 or +86-10-59913991 Consular protection and assistance of the Embassy in Sri Lanka: (+94) 112676033 source: CCTV.com