Mar 17, 2020

Govt. declares 3-day public holiday

As the Covid-19 threat continues to loom, the government has declared a three-day public holiday from today (Tuesday) to Thursday.

In a statement, the government has further urged for the holiday to be extended to the private sector as well.

However, the holiday will not apply to health staff, banks and all essential services as well as District Secretariats and Divisional Secretariats.