May 19, Colombo: The National War Heroes' Commemoration Ceremony will take place today at 4pm at the War Heroes' Memorial near the parliament grounds under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Chiefs of Tri forces, IGP as well as officers of the Tri forces and family members of war heroes who sacrificed their lives will participate in the ceremony.
A Guard of Honor will be held for the war heroes who laid down their lives.
A special traffic plan will be in operation from 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. around Battaramulla due to the event. Police have requested motorists to use alternative roads during that time to minimize the traffic congestion.
The special traffic plan will be implemented from Polduwa Junction to Pelawatta Junction along the Parliament Road, Kimbulawala Junction to Japan Friendship Road through Keangnam round-about, Three-bridge round-about to Polduwa Junction through Keangnam round-about, and Pelawatta Junction to Polduwa Junction through Keangnam round-about.