A special traffic plan is operative around Galle Face Green today.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that entry roads will be closed fully at the time of the Pope’s arrival to Galle Face Green and his departure.
The road between Galle Face Hotel and Presidential Secretariat will also be closed from 7 o’clock in the morning to 12 noon tomorrow.
The National Transport Commission announced that all arrangements have been made to provide special transport facilities for devotees who will be attending the Liturgical celebration at the Galle Face Green today under the patronage of Pope Francis.
The Holy Mass and Canonization of Blessed Joseph Vaz mass will take place at the Galle Face Green at 8.30 am on Wednesday. Devotees from all corners of the country are expected to attend this service.
As devotees from all parts of the country are expected to attend this celebration, The National Transport Commission has arranged special bus services to be operative from outstations to Colombo and vice versa to cater to the needs of the devotees.
Additional buses also will be deployed based on the requirements.
The National Transport Commission announced that hotline number 1955 can be contacted for any issues.