India thanked Japanese authorities for facilitating the evacuation of people.
In a Tweet, prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has thanked Indian authorities for facilitating the evacuation of the two Sri Lankans.
The Actg. Indian High Com. in #lka informed me the two Sri Lankans on board the #DiamondPrincess who were quarantined were flown out of Tokyo & arrived safely in #Delhi. My heartfelt gratitude to PM @narendramodi, the Gov. of India & @airindiain for facilitating the evacuation.— Mahinda Rajapaksa (@PresRajapaksa) February 27, 2020
Meanwhile, a media release by the ministry of Foreign Relations in Colombo states that according to the Sri Lanka Embassy in Japan, the evacuated two Sri Lankans are in good health.
Noting that a total of 124 crew who were on board the cruise ship have been evacuated and will undergo a quarantine period in the Army facility in Haryana, India, the media release adds that Sri Lankans will return to Colombo once the quarantine procedure in India is completed.