All meat shops, liquor stores and casinos closed for Poson

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – In the view of Poson Full Moon Poya day, slaughter and sale of meat have been banned island-wide on the 5th and 6th of June.

Further, liquor stores, casinos, and betting centers are also informed to remain closed on the relevant days, the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Provincial Councils & Local Government said.

Supermarkets have also been instructed to halt the sale of liquor and meat during the two-day period mentioned above.

This year, the Poson Full Moon Poya is celebrated on the 5th of June.

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