Police reports indicate that steps have been taken to block off several roads in the Colombo city in lieu of the victory parade to be held on the 19th of this month.
A statement from the police media unit confirmed that practice sessions will be held on the 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th of this month.
Accordingly the section of Galle Road from the Galle Face roundabout to the Old Parliament roundabout will be closed for traffic from 6:30am to 4:30pm on these days.
Vehicles travelling towards Fort will need to turn right from either Colpetty junction or the Galle Face roundabout to proceed to Forst.
Meanwhile, vehicles travelling towards Galle Road from Fort will need to turn left from the Ceramic junction and proceed down Sir Chittampalam Gardiner Mawatha.