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All liquor shops in Colombo to be closed tomorrow


24 March 2021 07:01 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


All liquor shops in the Colombo District  would be closed tomorrow to observe the day of mourning on account of the final rites of Supreme Prelate of the Amarapura chapter Most Ven. Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera, the Excise Department said.

The Government has announced to close all slaughter houses, meat and fish stalls, liquor shops and liquor selling centers in the Colombo District.

The Excise Department said that strict legal action will be taken against liquor license holders of liquor stores that violate this order.

  Comments - 5

  • Saranga W Wednesday, 24 March 2021 07:04 PM

    Omg stop this nonsense

    Raj Wednesday, 24 March 2021 10:11 PM

    What will happen to fish caught and to be brought to market? Throw it away!

    sympathizer Thursday, 25 March 2021 08:20 AM

    The rich will have a rollicking time with extra booze and fish meat coming through the back door whilst the poor will have only Parippu and Rice

    sympathizer Thursday, 25 March 2021 08:22 AM

    As a start visit the ruling party politicians and you will see the best liquor in their liquor cabinets Excise Dept barking at the wrong tree

    A.C.A.J.Seneviratne Thursday, 25 March 2021 09:45 AM

    This is Nonsense. No where in the world except paradise of some that this rubbish happens.

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