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SL migrant workers: Thousands lose jobs

Nearly 10,000 Sri Lankans working in the Middle East and other countries have lost their jobs, according to Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment Deputy General Manager and Spokesperson Mangala Randeniya.

Meanwhile, the Bureau stated that it is ready to provide all the necessary facilities to repatriate migrant workers who wish to return to Sri Lanka.

Randeniya stated that about 40,000 Sri Lankan workers have already applied to return to the island.