May 10, 2020

Curfew to continue in Colombo & Gampaha

The curfew in Colombo and Gampaha districts will be in force until further notice, says the President’s Media Division (PMD).

However, according to the PMD media release, resuming civilian life and office activities will resume tomorrow as planned (11).

Conditions included in previous announcements with regard to this will remain unchanged, it adds.

In other 23 districts including Kalutara and Puttalam, the curfew will be effective between 8.00 pm and 5.00 am from May 11 until further notice.

The PMD media release is shown below :

PMD 10 05 20 OK

State announcements, complex & contradictory - Ranil

Meanwhile, in a video message, UNP leader - Ranil Wickremesinghe says that public notices issued with regard to Covid-19, are complex, contradictory and hard to comprehend.

He urged the government to follow a common and simple communication method instead.

Mr. Wickremesinghe also stated the UNP will continue to provide support to the government in efforts to contain COVID-19 while stating the party is not seeking to gain political mileage amidst the prevailing crisis.

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