The visa processing centre of the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka has been closed temporarily due to a security incident reported there last night, the mission announced here on Wednesday.
According to a police source, an alleged break-in took place at the visa centre, prompting the Indian High Commission to close the visa processing operation.
"Due to a security incident reported last night, visa application centre, IVS Pvt. Ltd, Colombo would remain closed until further notice," the mission said in a statement.
"All applicants are requested to reschedule their appointments with IVS Pvt. Ltd accordingly," it said.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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