School closed for wedding

A school in Galewala was closed this morning for the staff to attend a wedding, reports said.

The upper Dikwela School in Galewala closed at around 9.55 this morning and the school principal and teachers had then departed to attend a wedding.

Reports said that there are 11 teachers in the school and just 90 students.

However the Education Ministry said the school principal had not obtained prior permission to close the school.