Special Traffic plan on Friday

17 November 2010 06:01 pm - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The police has put into operation a special traffic and security plan for the swearing in of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s second term in office on Friday, where roads connecting to the Colombo Fort will be closed from 6.00am to 2.00pm. 

Police officers assisted by the three armed forces and the Special Task Force (STF) would provide security for the event.


The road from Kollupitiya junction upto the Presidential Secretariat, the Justice Akbar Mawatha from Slave island to the Galle Face Hotel roundabout, the Lotus road from Lake House to the Presidential Secretariat, the road from Pettah Clock tower to Lady Bastian Mawatha, the Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha up to the Lake House roundabout, the Chatham street will be closed.
 

Police also said that the Sir James Peiris Mawatha, Nawam Mawatha, Uththarananda Mawatha, from Horton Place to the Library roundabout, the F.R Senanayake Mawatha, the road from Dharmapala Mawatha junction to C.W.W Kannangara Mawatha junction will also be closed.
 

Heavy vehicles heading to Colombo from the Galle road have to turn to Lester James Peiris Mawatha (Dickman’s road) and then proceed along the Havelock road to Colombo.


Light vehicles have to turn right from the Kollupitiya junction and then proceed along the Dharmapala Mawatha towards Colombo. (Supun Dias)


 

  Comments - 13

  • suwantha Wednesday, 17 November 2010 09:35 PM

    why are you so afraid .dont be afraid .sarath fonseka our general eradicated suicide bombers.so you can go freely.dont close schools for unwanted show.

    suwantha Wednesday, 17 November 2010 09:48 PM

    national show.why people you elected this man as our president.

    willows Thursday, 18 November 2010 07:53 AM

    this money would have spent for the really needed, and they would worship MR, but now??????

    Ajith Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:01 AM

    I think, even the people voted Mr. MR, never wanted this kind of grand ceremony to commence his 2nd term. President should think this.

    kakuli Thursday, 18 November 2010 11:37 AM

    Closure of offices should be from Bamba to Pettah. What is this Colombo 1,2,3,& 4? Not fair...half of the people work in other areas have to suffer to come to office tomorrow.

    raymond Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:23 AM

    How about a curfew?

    Modawansa Thursday, 18 November 2010 08:19 AM

    All roads except the roads leading to Hambantota should be closed indefinitely and the celebrations should continue for one week.

    Nishantha Rajapakse Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:37 AM

    vikaara...

    ampare son Thursday, 18 November 2010 01:08 AM

    As much as government office , factories have to move subrub. every time like that situation people have hard time.

    lankaman Thursday, 18 November 2010 08:53 AM

    maharaja needs to close roads to satisfy his ego

    D.E.M. Ocracy Thursday, 18 November 2010 09:28 AM

    HOW STUPID WHAT SELF GLORY.... THE ELECTED PRESIDENT IS IN PRISON GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA.

    THE MASSIVE CIRCUS ..... CITIZENS PLEASE SWITCH OFF YOUR TV'S DO NOT WATCH THIS STUPID ACT.


    MAY A TSUNAMI STRIKE GALLE FACE ON THE 19TH.... AND FINISH THE RAJAPAKSES ONCE AND FOR ALL.

    Asitha Thursday, 18 November 2010 06:54 AM

    A lot of people will be swearing....that much is for sure....

    Suba Wednesday, 17 November 2010 07:06 PM

    The best plan. Stay at home, rest, rest your car and sleep tight.


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