The general public will be provided an opportunity to witness the country’s 69th Independence Day celebrations to be held at Galle Face on February 4.
A 2000 strong police contingent will be deployed to handle security at the venue and all police stations in the Western Province have been deployed for the implementation of the security plan Police Media spokesman DIG Priyantha Jayakody said.
He said a special traffic plan would also be operated in the Colombo city on the day to facilitate Independence Day Celebrations. Public vehicles will be allowed to park along D. R. Wijewardene Mawatha Colombo and the public could proceed to Galle Face through Lotus road to witness the celebrations.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the public will be allowed to disperse and go back to their vehicles after the departure of vehicles carrying VIPs.