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All street name boards to be installed in three languages only : PM Wickremesinghe

22 May 2019 - 79   - 0

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed that all name boards of streets must be printed in Sinhala, Tamil and English alone.

Instruction had been issued to the  Minister of Internal and Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today (May 22).

Accordingly, name boards will not be allowed to carry any other language.

Meanwhile, Minister Abeywardena has instructed the relevant authorities in his electorate to ensure that the name boards of all streets are printed in all three languages.

The Minister had stressed that name boards which do not have all three languages must be re-installed with the relevant corrections.

(Reporting by Damith Wickramasekara)

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