Friday, 16th April 2021

Compulsory for state employees to wear saree or osari

Colombo, June 1 (BAN/ AD): The Ministry of Public Administration and Disaster Management, released a circular signed by Public Administration Secretary J.J. Rathnasiri. According to the circular , for the security purpose, the female government officers should wear Saree or a Osaree.

The employees those who are already been provided with an official uniform or if they are going to receive a uniform allowance will be permitted to wear them.The pregnant women are permitted to wear the clothing of their choice and convenience. The woman employees can also wear an additional clothing based on their religion but the saree or osaree is a must. Men have to dress modestly in a shirt and trouser or the national dress.

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