June 28, Colombo: Due to the crisis situation in the country, the Registrar General’s Department has decided to restrict the services offered by all its regional and district offices to two days a week.
Accordingly, the issuance of birth, marriage and death certificates through the divisional secretariats and land registration services will be limited to Mondays and Wednesdays.
In a media notice, the Department said the aforementioned services are provided only on Mondays and Wednesdays between 8.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. over the next 10 days.
However, Registrar General’s Department head office at ‘Suhurupaya’ in Battaramulla and its branches located at the Immigration & Emigration Department’s regional offices in Kandy, Matara, and Kurunegala will function on weekdays as per usual.
Meanwhile, the Post Office announced that In view of the crisis situation in the country, all post offices will be open only three days a week until the 10th of next month or until further notice.
Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne has issued a circular stating that the minimum staff should be called for the duties of the Central Post Office and Post Offices on Monday.
According to the circular, all post offices and sub-post offices across the island will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and will be closed on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays.