Sri Lanka: Increased Security Measures Ahead Memorial Event on 21 April

Maximum security measures have been put in place for memorial events planned for 21 April at churches across Sri Lanka ahead of the second anniversary of Easter Sunday bomb attacks against Christian worship sites. Security presence will likely be highest around large churches in urban centers.

Advice For Travellers

Expect traffic restrictions near all churches across the country. Expect increased monitoring of individuals by security forces. Carry identification documents to ease passage through any checkpoints and follow all instructions issued by the authorities.