SL declares a day of mourning


The Government has declared a national day of mourning today (12), to convey its condolences to the people and the Government of Japan over the passing away of former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration M.M.P.K. Mayadunne said.

He stated that all State institutions had been informed to hoist the national flag at half-mast. However, Mayadunne insisted that the Government has not declared a public holiday today (12).