Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Speaker of Sri Lanka to host the budget party violating quarantine regulations

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena

Speaker of Sri Lanka is planning to host the traditional party after the budget is passed violating quarantine regulations, Lankadeepa Sinhala newspaper reported.  

The budget party is scheduled to be held on December 10th in the official residence of the Speaker. 

As the newspaper reported, all the parliamentarians and their families are invited to the party. The number of guests for the party is around 500 and food and beverages are ordered for 700 persons including the staff. 

Under the quarantine regulations in Sri Lanka, health authorities allow only 50 to 100 people for a similar party organized by ordinary people. 

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