Health minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi says that conducting public meetings and ceremonies will be banned during the next two weeks. This decision has been taken to prevent the spread of corona virus. She made this remark while participating in a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday.
Zoological gardens, botanical gardens and national parks under the purview of the Wildlife Department are to be closed for two weeks.
The Department of Government Information announced that this measure will be in effect from today.