Over 14,000 prisoners in Sri Lanka get to meet family members for the New Year

Apr 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Rehabilitation and Prisons Reforms Ministry has made arrangements for about 14,000 prisoners to meet their family members tomorrow (14) for the New Year.

The prisoners will be allowed to meet their family members and enjoy traditional sweet meats with them and celebrate the Sinhala and Hindu New Year.

The prisoners are to be granted permission to meet with their family members between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

According to the Ministry, arrangements have also been made to distribute packets of sweetmeats among the inmates.

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