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Sri Lanka

The Department of Posts, Sri Lanka has advised that the Government of Sri Lanka have confirmed that due to the further spread of coronavirus the national lockdown has been extended until 21st September 2021. 

Mail is still being delivered during this time but delays are to be expected. 

Sri Lanka

The Department of Posts of Sri Lanka has confirmed that the government has extended the national lockdown until 6th September 2021. Delays are to be expected. 

Sri Lanka

The designated operator of Sri Lanka, the Department of Posts has advised that owing to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the Government of Sri Lanka has extended the current island-wide travel restrictions until 14 June 2021.

International airports remain open to cargo flights and a minimal number of passenger flights. All inbound mail will be transported to the Colombo office of exchange, operating with the limited workforce available. The processing and delivery of all inbound mail, as well as the transportation of outbound mail, will be heavily impacted by the current situation. The Department of Posts is, therefore unable to guarantee compliance with the agreed delivery standards for all mail categories.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Department of Posts has confirmed that owing to rapid spread of COVID-19, strict island-wide travel restrictions have been imposed by the government with immediate effect and until 7th June 2021. Delivery of all inbound mail will be suspended during this period.

The country’s international airports remain open to cargo flights, and all inbound mail will be transported to the Colombo office of exchange under special arrangements, but processing and delivery will be temporarily suspended, and outbound mail transport will also be impacted until 7 June.

Sri Lanka

Postal workers associated with the Sri Lanka Services Union have embarked on a 48-hour nationwide strike, starting 16th July, 4 pm local time. Delays to postal services is to be expected.