May 20 a public holiday | Daily News

May 20 a public holiday

The government yesterday declared May 20 as a public holiday since the Vesak Full Moon Day falls on the weekend.

According to Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena, the government arrived at this decision based on the instructions given by the President and the Prime Minister.

Buddhist devotees can participate in religious activities around the country because of the additional holiday, he said.


 

Add new comment