Sri Lanka: Travel Information:Written question - HL16116

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Asked by Lord Naseby
Asked on: 05 June 2019
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Sri Lanka: Travel Information
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will change their advice that British citizens should avoid all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, following recent action by several EU and Commonwealth countries to soften their travel advisories on that country.
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Answered on: 17 June 2019

​On 6 June the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Advice was revised and no longer advises against all but non-essential travel to Sri Lanka.

We have kept our travel advice for Sri Lanka under constant review since the Easter Sunday attacks. Our latest assessment of the risk to British nationals means we have revised our travel advice accordingly.

The safety and security of British nationals is always our sole concern in determining travel advice and we continue to advise British nationals travelling to Sri Lanka to remain vigilant and check our travel advice on gov.uk.

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