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The Ministry of Public Administration says that there is no decision to declare Monday December 26, a public holiday. The Employers Federation says there is a possibility to declare December 26 a mercantile holiday.

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  • Jagath Friday, 23 December 2011 08:53 AM

    26th should be marked as a memorial day for those killed in the 2004 tsunami, how will those in effected areas feel working on a day which changed their lives 7 years ago?

    ind Thursday, 22 December 2011 06:36 AM

    At last something for the private sector !!

    buffaloa citizen Thursday, 22 December 2011 06:32 AM

    For what...these lazy public servants are anyway sinhalese buddhists, so why 26th?

    Sana Boy Thursday, 22 December 2011 06:50 AM

    Why 26th is a holiday?????
    No need, we should work hard for the countries future also in weekend - government should declare Saturday as a full working day.........
    In Sri Lanka public holidays are more............

    Brian J Thursday, 22 December 2011 07:26 AM

    "MERRY Christmas"

    citizen1 Thursday, 22 December 2011 05:46 PM

    They should also stop all the poya days. Imagine holidaying because of a full moon?!!

    FARHAN FAROOK Thursday, 22 December 2011 08:20 PM

    unhapy tsunami day

    senna Thursday, 22 December 2011 08:11 AM

    Christmas is in 25 th Sunday . So 26 th should be declared as a Public Holday. All will agree?

    LoyalPrivateemployee Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:51 PM

    I'm not sure whether I will be able to wake up on time on Monday anyways...

    kondebendapucheena Thursday, 22 December 2011 08:25 AM

    For God sake we have more than enough Holidays whole year why do we need more

    GANEN. B Friday, 23 December 2011 02:18 AM


    Rajitha Friday, 23 December 2011 03:09 AM

    OK. Make the decision on 26th morning. Very hard decision ne.

    lankan Thursday, 22 December 2011 09:37 AM

    apita nang holiday :)

    ASK Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:47 AM

    A citizen from the "The Buffalo"?

    SpaceCab Friday, 23 December 2011 05:46 AM

    Yes.. very true. Saturday is a Jewish holiday ... why do we need it??? doesn't make sense.

    sagala Ratnaweeragun Thursday, 22 December 2011 11:28 AM

    one more holiday is not hramful

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