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Post offices to function from tomorrow

All Post offices and Sub Post offices across the country will function from tomorrow, to provide limited services.

Postmaster General Ranjith Ariyaratne issuing a statement said Post offices will reopen to issue monthly payments of individuals receiving various allowances from the state, to recommence the programme to distribute medicines to persons attending clinics at state hospitals and other essential duties.

The Postmaster General noted those visiting post offices can present the documents or special identity cards issued by the government, at checkpoints.

The Department of Posts also said it has made preparations to recommence the programme to post medicines required by patients attending clinics at state hospitals to their respective residences.

The statement added that the public can contact the Department via the 1950 hotline number to obtain further information.

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