Long queues at care package drop-off for Maldivians in Sri Lanka

1,158 - 2020-04-04

While there are over 7,000 Maldivians abroad, authorities have arranged for care packages to be delivered to those in Sri Lanka, via a chartered cargo boat.

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan

A number of people gathered to send care packages to their loved ones stuck in Sri Lanka due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; the items are to be delivered via chartered cargo flights. Photo: Yoosuf Sofwan