ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industries Wimal Weerawansa has isolated himself for 14 days starting Thursday (29) after several police officers in his security team tested positive for COVID-19.
“Considering I’m a close contact of the police officers, I have decided to quarantine myself at home for 14 days from today as it is my social obligation,” Weerawansa said on his official Facebook account.
His office in the Industries Ministry has been disinfected while the section where his office is situated in the ministry will be closed for 14 days, said Weerawansa.
Day to day operations of the ministry will continue without any disruptions, he added. (Colombo/Jul29/2021)