Lanka to introduce dress code for cultural, religious places

Last Updated: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 21:47

Colombo: Sri Lankan government has announced
plans to introduce a dress code for places of cultural and
religious interests.

A special committee had been appointed to look into the
matter and the dress code would be implemented from next year,
Minister of Culture and Aesthetic Affairs T B Ekanayake said.
The dress code procedure would be implemented
particularly for those who are visiting the sites of the
Cultural Ministry and the ancient Cultural Triangle area in
the country.

"Those who visit sites of the Cultural Ministry and the
Cultural Triangle must maintain their discipline and as
devotees, they must be dressed appropriately," the minister
was quoted as saying by the government website.

"We hope to inform visitors of this decision and plans
are afoot to implement a programme in this regard," he said.


First Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 21:47

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