A high public response was reported on the first day of the Night Fiesta which was launched in Colombo last night.
The Green Path area in Colombo 7 is being given a festive atmosphere under the programme. It is named as Greenpath Night Fiesta. It was inaugurated under the patronage of special administrator of the Colombo Municipal Council Omar Kamil. Restaurants of five star hotels, outlets of apparel companies and Shopping complexes and a play area for children is available in the area.
Administrator of the Colombo Municipal Omar Kamil said that the area has been set apart by the Municipal Council close to the Vihara Maha Devi Park for the people to come out and enjoy on Friday and Saturday nights on a request made by the President. This also provides an opportunity for the people to do night shopping. He said that the people were frightened to move about in the past. The President has removed this fear. They are providing the opportunity for the people to come out and enjoy.