Ambassador Ariful Islam said, “We have informed the Bangladeshis in Sri Lanka to let us know what they need.” Many Bangladeshis left here during Kovid. It is estimated that there are about 300 of them now. A large part of them live in Colombo.
Some more Bengalis are scattered in a few areas. He added that some of them are working in UN agencies, multinational companies. There are also some workers. There are very few students.
There is a big crisis of electricity and oil. Currently, oil is not available and there is load shedding for several hours every day. Hopefully it will reach Colombo