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Wednesday, May 07, 2014 - 10.27 GMT

Government declares May 11th to 17th as Vesak Week


The government has declared May 11th to 17th as Vesak Week. The theme for Vesak week chosen by the government this year is "Sucharithava Dharmaye Hesiremu" (Observe Dhamma Virtuously).

All liquor shops, slaughter houses, meat shops, betting centers, casinos and night clubs will be closed on May 14 and 15 in view of Vesak. Sale of liquor or meat items will be prohibited at Super Markets too on these days.






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