Dec 28, 2021

Police to issue licenses for outdoor concerts (Update)

The IGP has instructed the Police to issue licenses for outdoor musical events organized in line with health guidelines.

Police Media Spokesperson - SSP Nihal Thalduwa stated that all Police stations will issue the relevant licenses.
Earlier, permission was granted to hold outdoor concerts that were suspended due to the Covid epidemic.
IGP C.D. Wickramaratne has issued instructions to all OICs in this regard.

These concerts should be organized in adherence to health guidelines. Time frames have been issued with regard to these concerts.

Accordingly, concerts are allowed to be held from Monday to Thursday until 10 pm, Friday and Saturday until 1 am and on Sundays until 12.30 pm.