Today is the second day of the Nidahasa Exhibition and Fair.
The exhibition was inaugurated yesterday under the patronage of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. It will continue until Saturday. The exhibition comprises several cultural items including a Veda Gedera, folk dance recitals and an exhibition depicting the history of puppetry. The exhibition provides information on the process of making Sri Lanka the wonder of Asia. Special transport services are being provided for the convenience of the public who visit the exhibition grounds from 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. The Government Information Department said a flat rate of five rupees is being charged for transport. The special bus service is operating from opposite the BMICH to Borella and Kirulapone, opposite St. Bridget’s Convent, Bambalapitiya and Fort. In addition bus services on all other routes leading to the Independence Square during the daytime will be expanded.