March 16 declared a public holiday

March 16 declared a public holiday

March 14, 2020   09:48 pm

UPDATE (10:27 PM): The Department of Government Information says that March 16 will be declared a public, mercantile and bank holiday.

Minister of Public Administration Janaka Bandara Tennakoon has announced that next Monday (March 16) will be declared a public holiday.

It is reported that this decision was taken to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.

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