In the meantime various religious programme were organized countrywide in addition to cultural programmes marking Good Friday.
A Way of the Cross was organized in the Batticaloa town this morning. It ws joined by thousands of catholic devotees. The event was held under the patronage of Bishop of Batticaloa and Trincomalee Rt. Rev. Dr. Kingsley Swamipillai.
Religious programmes were organized in Negombo also marking Good Friday.
Good Friday religious observances, marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, were organized at All Saints Church in Borella with the participation of Rt. Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo.