Restrictions for Weddings, Funerals revised; State festivals postponed to 01st Sept

Restrictions for Weddings, Funerals revised; State festivals postponed to 01st Sept

Restrictions for Weddings, Funerals revised; State festivals postponed to 01st Sept

Written by Zulfick Farzan

06 Aug, 2021 | 3:09 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka has decided to revise certain restrictions due to the present COVID-19 situation in the country.

According to Army Commander General Shavendra Silva, if a Wedding Hall has a seating capacity of more than 500 seats, a maximum of 150 people are allowed to attend the wedding.

If Wedding Halls are with a seating capacity of less than 500, only a maximum of 100 people are allowed to attend the wedding, he said.

A maximum of 25 people are allowed to attend a funeral at a time, said the Army Commander.

Heads of State Institutions can decide on the number of people who are expected to report to work during this period, he added.

All state festivities are postponed until September 1st, the Army Commander went on to note.

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