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Sri Lankan 2014 Poya Public Holidays Announced

Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Colombo)
Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013
Updated: Monday, June 10, 2019


Sri Lanka's Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs has published in the "Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka" (No. 1805/6 - TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013), its annual official list of Sri Lankan Poya Day public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2014.

As usual (2012-04-24), the aforementioned announcement of Sri Lankan Poya Day public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2014 will be completed at a later date by the announcement of non-working public holidays in Sri Lanka (2012-06-11) and, at a yet later date, by the announcement of the list of bank holidays in Sri Lanka (2012-10-16) for the coming year.

As per the Holidays Act, Section 2., Declaration regarding Full Moon Poya Days and Sundays, (Volume IV - Laws of Sri Lanka) "It is hereby declared that every Full Moon Poya Day and every Sunday - (a) shall be a public holiday; and (b) shall be a Bank holiday".



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