A motor rally has been organized by Rupavahini Cooperation, Sri Lanka National Television with the support of Sri Lanka Youth and the Ministry of Mass Media and Information, to create awareness regarding the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which is scheduled to be held in Colombo in November 2013. The rally started its journey before the historical Nallur Temple on 21st October 2013.
All religious leaders, Parliamentarian Sylvesthiri Allentine, Secretary to the Governor L.Illaangovan, Additional Govt Agent of Jaffna District Rubiny Varathalingam, Vice Chancellor of Jaffna University Vasanthy Arasaratnam, Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Hathurusinghe, officials from Military and Police, officials from Rupavahini Cooperation and several school children took part in the event.
The vehicular procession will travel across the country and will then arrive at the Galle Face Green in Colombo. The participants inked their signatures on the banner to mark the event.