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Sri Lanka


Aden, Yemen

Curfew amendment
Sunday, April 26, 2020, Sri Lanka

Lifting and imposing curfew at the district level and the Police Division level within the district will be done as follows:

In the districts of Colombo (where Port of Colombo is), Gampaha, Kalutara and Puttalam, the curfew will be extended until 5.00am on Monday, 4 May.

The curfew currently in force in all other districts (Ports Galle, Hambantota and Trincomalee) will be lifted at 5.00am on Monday, 27 April, and re-imposed at 8.00pm on the same day. Thereafter the curfew in these districts will be in effect only between 8.00 pm to 5.00am every day until further notice.

Movements between districts will not be allowed except for essential services including office work.
The status quo remains for crew changes in Sri Lanka and airports continue to be closed for arrivals until further notice.

For further details and updates, as well as information about operations in Sri Lanka, contact GAC Sri Lanka at srilanka@gac.com

Suspension of international flights extended
Sunday, April 26, 2020, Pakistan

As per the decision of the Government of Pakistan, the suspension of international flight operations has been extended up to Friday, 15 May, at 2359 hours PST.

For information about operations in Pakistan, contact GAC Pakistan at pakistan@gac.com

Self-administration declared
Sunday, April 26, 2020, Aden, Yemen

With effect from midnight on Saturday 25 April, the Southern Transitional Council (STC) has declared self-administration in the former South Yemen.

A State of Emergency was announced in the former southern capital city of Aden and, in the late hours of Friday night, military forces affiliated to the STC took control of the central bank, the national oil company and other Government facilities.

Amidst these developments, the port of Aden remains open and operational as normal.

For information about operations in Yemen, contact GAC Yemen at yemen@gac.com

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