The Buddhist Affairs Department has advised closing all Sunday Schools (Daham Pasal), parallel to the decision to the closure of all Government and private schools in the country.
Department’s Commissioner General Sunanda Kariyapperuma said the decision was taken following the COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country and to prevent children from getting infected.
The resuming date of Sunday Schools will be announced once the instructions from the Commissioner General parallel to the reopening of schools.
Meanwhile, a spokesman for Archdiocese of Colombo said that all Catholic Schools in the country have been advised to close from yesterday in line with the government's directive. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)