Field officers, number of State institutions made essential services

Field officers and a number of State institutions have been declared essential services by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The Presidential Secretariat issued an Extraordinary Gazette notification declaring Ports, Petroleum, Public transportation, State Banks, all Divisional Secretariat officers, Grama Seva officers and field officers as essential services.

The declaration has been made taking into consideration the coronavirus pandemic situation in the country. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. There appears to be more efficiency when the President takes matters into his own hands. However, the incompetents he appoints to vital posts leave a lot to be desired.

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