Poson week commences tomorrow. The Ministry of Buddha Sasana says that the government has made arrangements to celebrate the Poson week island-wide under the health guidelines. The State Poson Festival will be celebrated centering Mihinthale sacred area. The main ceremony will be held at the Mihinthale Rajamaha Viharaya under the participation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on the 4th of this month. Several poson celebrations has been organized at the Atamasthana as well.
- Temporary residents in Colombo and suburbs are requested to register at the nearest Police Station.
- The Premier sworn in to the Ministerial portfolios of Community Empowerment & Estate Infrastructure Development.