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The Sri Lankan authorities have extended until July 11 the action visas for foreigners

The Sri Lankan authorities have extended until July 11 the effect of all types of visas for foreigners in the country, including Russians, said the Russian Embassy in Sri Lanka and in the Maldives.

It is noted that in other cases, payment and renewal are made by the Department of immigration and emigration after the pre-registration and records, the penalty for violation of terms of visa extension, if it expired in the period from 7 March to 11 July 2020, will not be charged.

Earlier it was reported that the Sri Lankan authorities are planning from August 1 to resume the work of the tourism sector in accordance with strict rules, including multiple tests for coronavirus during the stay. In connection with the spread of the coronavirus, the authorities in mid-March, announced the closure of the country to prevent the spread of the disease. According to recent data, Sri Lanka marked 1 801 cases, including 11 deaths.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 6.9 million cases, more than 400 thousand people died.

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