Its very hard get Bar licence in srilanka. There are over 5000 Liquor licence issued by the government.
There is lengthy procedure to take bar licence. Unfortunately everyone taking bribe.
If you need quick Procedure you need spend lot of money as bribe. This is how srilakan System going on.
Recently We have noticed that all permits has obtained due for political influence.
If you have power of politics you can get Bar permit.
There are Different types of bar licence. Some are permitted for issuing Beer only.
Some have 24 hour liquor option.