President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued an extraordinary gazette declaring electricity, petroleum and services in the health sector as essential services, dated 03.08.2022.
- All services related to power supply
- Supply or distribution of petroleum products and fuel
- All services, work or labour of any description required or to be performed in connection with the maintenance and reception, care, feeding and treatment of patients in hospitals, nursing homes, dispensaries or similar institutions
have been declared as essential services.