The Ministry of Buddhist affairs states that 4 Poson zones have been established concentric to Anuradhapura in lieu of the Poson week which commences from the 1st of June.
According to Anuradhapura District Buddhist Affairs Coordinator Venerable Moragane Sivali Thero, steps have already been taken to implement the necessary facilities required by visiting pilgrims.
Moreover a special security arrangement has also been implemented in the Anuradhapura township.
According to police media spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana, more than 5000 police personnel have been deployed on this behalf.
In related news a special train service will also be implemented to shuttle across between Colombo & Anuradhapura in lieu of Poson festivities.
These were the views expressed by superintendent of Railways L.A.R.Rathnayake in this regard.