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Travel restrictions to be lifted on Monday: Army Chief

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The ongoing island-wide travel restrictions will be lifted at 4.00 am on Monday (21), Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said.

He said, however the restrictions will be re-imposed again at 10.00 pm on June 23 till 4.00 am on June 25.

The Army Commander said that the restrictions on travel between provinces will also be effective during the period when the travel restrictions are relaxed.

He said that public meetings, gatherings and holding ceremonies will also be prohibited during that time.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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  Comments - 10

  • ravin Friday, 18 June 2021 01:46 PM

    Same music was played last week as well.

    Nuwan Friday, 18 June 2021 01:53 PM

    Thank you to Basil Rajapakse for pushing for the lifting inspite of objections from pin padi GMOA types. Only way out is to vaccinate 50% of the populations. Lockdowns will only strangle the economy

    Raj Friday, 18 June 2021 02:26 PM

    100% correct

    Terrence Friday, 18 June 2021 02:09 PM

    Signs of understanding the distressed situation of the public and more has to be done to the farmers, fisher folk, self employed and poorer sections of society

    Lion Friday, 18 June 2021 03:53 PM

    Consecration should be focused on Those Who earn their living ,by day today work.They are one of the hardest hit segment of the society due the corona virus.

    Sam Samana Friday, 18 June 2021 03:57 PM

    Very true Article written over a year ago

    Suresh Gunawardene Friday, 18 June 2021 03:58 PM

    This is a good decision. Government must balance all priorities, not just COVID. If it was up to GMOA we would be locked in forever. Now it's time to accept that COVID will be with us long term and we cannot just stop everything and excpet it to magically disappear!

    PD Friday, 18 June 2021 04:30 PM

    And again once no more hospital beds - lockdown. People forget fast. Remember April New Years holidays?

    Lion Friday, 18 June 2021 04:36 PM

    Our experience is such that this order may be canceled on the 20 th.

    Lakmal Friday, 18 June 2021 09:47 PM

    Lockdown is not an option at all.

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