Today was the eighth day of the Scouts Cycle Tour from the North to the South.
The tour commenced from Point Pedro. It reached Matara today. The cycle tour commenced from Galle this morning with the intention of covering a distance of 50 kilometres. A group including Parliamentarian Nishantha Muthuhettigama was present the flagging off. A ceremony was organised at Polhena to welcome the cyclists who reached Matara this afternoon.