Saturday, 27th February 2021

Cabinet approves dress code for government employees

Colombo, June 26 (BAN/ AD): New circular on the dress code for government employees was approved by cabinet today. Minister of Law and Order and Minister of Public Administration and Management, Ranjith Madduma Bandara presented the cabinet memo at meeting chaired by President Maithripala Sirisena.

As per the new circular, state-employed women will be able to wear any appropriate/formal attire including Indian and Kandyan Sarees. However, no attire that obstructs the identification will be allowed. Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration, J Rathnasiri said that the new circular regarding the dress code for government employees will be issued immediately.

The new circular was by cabinet on the dress code for government employees. The Public Administration Ministry presented a circular on the dress code for government employees in accordance with the draft gazette banning all garments which cover the face and affect the process of identifying a person.

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