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Roads closed for visit by the prime minister of Bhutan

April 9, 2015, 2:08 a.m. » kelaniya , colombo , closure

The prime minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay is scheduled to arrive in Colombo Today (the 9th of April) for a state visit. Several roads in and around Colombo are scheduled to be closed from the 9th to the 12th in view of this state visit. As we have often stressed the road closure schedules should only be used as an indication because they are not always strictly adherred to. This was certainly the case during the visit by the Emir or Qatar and Prime Minister of India during March. The only reliable way to keep up with the road closures is to use our crowd sourced traffic alert system and please do send in your own traffic reports.

 
  1. Katunayake expressway, Baseline Road, Horton Place, Green Path and Galle Road 11:00 - 12:30
  2. Galle Face to Kelaniya Temple via Horton Place, Borella and Orugodawatte 14:00 - 15:00
  3. Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya to Gangaramaya 16:00 - 17:00
  4. Gangarama Temple to Galle Face via Dharmapala Mawatha 17:30 - 18:00

If you are planning on doing any new year shopping, you might want to consider sharing a ride instead of taking your own car. Watch out for another update shortly with a map that shows the roads scheduled to be closed tommorow.

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