Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Colombo to get air cover on Independence Day

In addition to the usual security measures in place on land and sea, a tight air cover will be in operation over Colombo and its suburbs during the Independence Day celebrations at the Galle Face Green today (Feb 4). “We will use our air capabilities to protect the skies over Colombo during the celebrations,” Air Force spokesman Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said, adding that the Air Force would thwart any threat at any required time.