Government hints at possibility of extending travel ban

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

The Government has hinted at the possibility of extending the travel ban on Monday 21 June despite an earlier announcement that it will be lifted. He said that a final decision will be taken closer to the date based on the developments at the time.

Cabinet co-spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said that the decision to lift the ban on Monday is not final.

Responding to a question raised today on the travel ban, the Minister asserted that lifting the ban cannot be forecast.