Schools closed on Monday for Queen’s funeral


The Ministry of Education has declared Monday, 19 September, a holiday for all Government and Government-approved private schools.

According to the Ministry, the holiday is in accordance with the day of mourning declared for State institutions on Monday. The Government has also declared Monday a holiday for State employees.

Sri Lanka has declared 19 September 2022, as a day of mourning in memory of late Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch.