Dec.30 declared a National Day of Mourning

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The government has declared December 30, as a national day of mourning as a mark of respect for the late former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake, the Home Affairs Ministery said.

Earlier the government had declared December 31 as a national day of mourning. However the date was later revised.

 

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  • Be Fair Wednesday, 28 December 2016 09:54 AM

    I hope people will still have the respect for him, by govt doing these stupid things.BTW: will the new years eve's party's be banned of serving liquor?]

    really? Wednesday, 28 December 2016 09:57 AM

    Why does the government have to put it on a day everyone celebrates another Christmas tree On Galle Face story.. such a joke via DM Android App

    Very sad Wednesday, 28 December 2016 10:06 AM

    He is one of the great PM and not like the present one

    ANTON Wednesday, 28 December 2016 10:38 AM

    LAABAY. LAAABAY. MOURNING. DAYS. ON SALE

    Why? Wednesday, 28 December 2016 10:49 AM

    Not going to mourn someone on a special day who did nothing for this country! No thanks :)

    Holiday? Wednesday, 28 December 2016 11:44 AM

    Lets be straight now, is it a holiday or not? if it is? is it mercantile?

    JayGee Wednesday, 28 December 2016 11:47 AM

    Petty party politics, no one cares...

    DHA Wednesday, 28 December 2016 12:11 PM

    Why not make it mourning day for only Parliamentarians why apply it on the people......

    you mean Wednesday, 28 December 2016 12:22 PM

    so u mean to say double game master ?

    Double Game Player Wednesday, 28 December 2016 12:24 PM

    More better than the present one

    Live on Buddas name Wednesday, 28 December 2016 12:28 PM

    Why a national mourning for him???? He only created the precent MESS by faning communlisim.

    RM Wednesday, 28 December 2016 12:38 PM

    HE WAS A WELL RESPECTED POLITICIAN WHO DID NOT USE TUGGERRY IN POLITICS. via DM Android App

    Steff Wednesday, 28 December 2016 01:17 PM

    Good one! Hope it's a mercantile as well

    aja Wednesday, 28 December 2016 01:29 PM

    do not think u have a clue about SL politics

    Dee Thursday, 29 December 2016 07:48 AM

    Your name speaks of you.


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