Conduct according to Dhamma - Wesak Week begins

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 - 18:59



The government has declared May 24th and 25th, as official Vesak holidays and May 21st to 27th as Vesak Week.


The government has chosen Conduct according to Dhamma as the theme for Vesak this year.


All liquor shops, slaughter houses, betting centres and casinos will be closed on May 24 and 25.


The State Administration and Home Affairs Ministry issued instructions to all Provincial Secretaries and District Secretaries to ensure that there will be no sale of liquor or meat items during these two days.


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