Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
19+LTTE+suspects+to+be+provided+shelter+in+Dubai
Friday, 12 April 2013 - 19:11
19 LTTE suspects to be provided shelter in Dubai
13

Shares
1,572

Views

 

Nineteen LTTE suspects who were rescued from a sinking trawler while fleeing Sri Lanka will be provided shelter in the UAE until they can be resettled in another country.

 

The 19 were part of a group of 45 Tamils who fled Sri Lanka last October to seek asylum in Australia.

 

When their boat ran into trouble, the Singaporean ship Pinnacle Bliss, which was en route to the UAE, rescued them and brought them to Dubai.

 

After the UN refugee agency notified the UAE of their presence, they were allowed to disembark at Jebel Ali port and the agency was granted access to determine the legitimacy of their claims for asylum.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,911 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,901 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,122 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
20,904 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
737 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,452 Views
Top