All liquor stores, meat shops, and casinos closed for Poson

All liquor stores, meat shops, and casinos closed for Poson

June 1, 2020   10:39 pm

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All liquor stores, slaughterhouses, betting centers, casinos, clubs, and meat shops will be closed to mark the Poson Festival, stated the Department of Excise.

According to the letter HA-01/02/08/01 issued by Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government the 05th of June, 2020 has been declared as the Poson Full Moon Poya Day for this year.

Accordingly, the aforementioned institutes should remain closed and the sale of meat and liquor at supermarkets will be prohibited on 05th and 06th of June.

The State Poson Festival is scheduled to be held at the Somawathiya Rajamaha Viharaya, this year.

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