Prime Minister D.M. Jayarathna has informed all Chief Ministers and Provincial Governors to take necessary action to stop tuition classes until 2pm on Sundays and on Full moon Poya days.
The Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry stated in a press communiqué that the steps were taken by the Prime Minister at the request of a Buddhist Bhikku Organization.
Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry Secretary M.K.B. Dissanayake told our news team that the Prime Minister had written to Provincial Council Opposition Leaders requesting their support towards this.