Friday declared a holiday

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The government has declared Friday a special Public and Bank holiday; the government information department quoted the Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration D. Dissanayaka as saying. The holiday comes a day after the General Eelctions

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  • Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:17 AM

    I guess the mercantile sector is of no consequence ? They are all opposition voters anyway !

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:26 AM

    Good Friday... for the Winners !.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:27 AM

    This is a good method to not to check anything. Because all are on leave and having an arrack.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:43 AM

    Another holiday ! No wonder our cost of living so high.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:55 AM

    Will the cops and the forces be on holiday for the goons to play?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 01:05 PM

    Guess we know when the next standoff is, But Where and who it will be?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 01:39 PM

    This is a "Holy Day" for the winners to celebrate with alcohol

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:16 AM

    wonderful. what about the private sector???????

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:16 AM

    To celebrate the triumphant Demo-Crazy which is alive and kicking in Sri Lanka ! But why exclude the private sector : let them celebrate too.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:24 AM

    This shows that the Mercantile sector is the only productivity eliment in the country.Others are parasites of the private sector.They enjoy everything on the wrath of PRIVATE SECTOR.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 03:40 PM

    So this is holiday number '5,' for this month? Why not declare the whole month of April one 'big' holiday ...

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:25 AM

    wonderful !!!!!

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:28 AM

    Whats up this time, like prsidential is it going to be computerised votes.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:28 AM

    Easier to declare curfew then no ?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:54 AM

    Thanks. Why not 12th

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:56 AM

    what happen to mercantile sector. are they not eligible for this. they are also in the same country and face for the same election.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:02 AM

    How many holidays we have in the year....more than any other country in the world....we are the first place for any thing....wow...

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 05:18 PM

    Is one day enough, to roundup all the opposition candidates?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:04 AM

    So, What about Mercantile? We are also have to see election Result know(?)?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:24 AM

    Oh wow... another one.
    We Sri Lankans are definitely moving forward.
    Goodness me...the devoloment rate is soo good here...

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 05:48 PM

    What an easy way to make people happy by diverting their attention.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:32 AM

    oh, great.. but, guess it will be a heavy work day for some Indian IT men.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 05:50 PM

    Another holiday added to many other holidays. Sri Lanka is known for the highest number of ministers in a government, and now, the highest number of holidays. What a paradise!

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:41 AM

    The govt goons will be in action. Election Commissioner will again declare that he wants to retire as he cannot control the situation. But come Monday, he will be back in office and more revitalised.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:44 AM

    Cheers !!! we need to maintain the world record for the most number of Holidays per calender year.....cheers !!

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 06:17 PM

    Is the holiday to celebrate the victory of the UNF?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:08 AM

    Is it going to be another Computer Gilmart by declaring holiday on the 9th

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:09 AM

    It is a holiday to arrest and threatens opposites

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 08:52 PM

    He .. he .. he .. we are the best 'holiday makers' ... great!

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:14 AM

    Crazy govt... very funny.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 09:37 PM

    Let us be realistic. Large numbers of public servants deployed on election duty, in locations far away from their normal stations, will be travelling back home only on Thursday. Quite a number of them would still be in transit, during the course of Friday. Thus, in the circumstances, it is only a fraction of the workforce who might be in a position to report to work on Friday. Looked at from this perspective, doesn't the decision to declare Friday, a public holiday, make sense?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:16 AM

    Good luck for the patriotic Lankans, for such a lot of holidays.
    More holidays than the working days, how companies afford to pay wages. These are all politician's blunders.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:31 AM

    Funny ppl... some are smart...
    ultimate loosers are SRILANKANS

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:34 AM

    What about the private sector? Why do Govt. offices need a holiday anyway?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:47 AM

    No wonder why Sri Lankans have to live under 1 dollar per day. THEY dont work. Gov keep them poor so that Gov can rob their votes. haah

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:50 AM

    how about mercantile sector

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:53 AM

    Paradise for working class to sleep

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:00 AM

    whats up this time. like presidential is it going to be another computerized voting result.


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