The first Kumbal Perahera of the historic Esala pageant in Kandy parades the streets tonight. Diyawadana Nilame Nilanga Dela requests the public to visit Kandy without any fear or suspicion to view the Esala pageant. Top police and military officials had a discussion today on security arrangements for the event. A 7,000-strong force of police and military personnel will provide security for the Esala pageant in Kandy.
- The signing of a MOU for a UNP-led alliance has been put off
- The GCE Advanced Level Examination begins today