All festivals will be banned for the next two weeks

The government has decided to suspend all state functions scheduled to be held in the next two weeks from today (25).

The government has also decided to ban all private sector events, meetings and parties to be held in the next two weeks under the quarantine regulations.

The Presidential Media Unit announces that steps have been taken to control the spread of Kovid.

However, Army Commander General Shavendra Silva has stated that there will be no impediment to holding weddings in accordance with the Kovid rules and regulations.