No kissing the bride as Sri Lanka lifts weddings ban


Sri Lanka has reported 1,055 virus infections with nine deaths since the first case was found on January 27. – EPA pic, May 22, 2020.

SRI Lanka today lifted a ban on wedding receptions as part of an easing of coronavirus restrictions, but grooms may not kiss the bride – at least in public.

The country’s well-heeled usually hold wedding celebrations with thousands of guests, and the festivities can last for days with much eating, drinking, dancing and singing.


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