(PICTURES) Air Force monitors flow of traffic using helicopters and drones

(PICTURES) Air Force monitors flow of traffic using helicopters and drones

(PICTURES) Air Force monitors flow of traffic using helicopters and drones

Written by Zulfick Farzan

26 Nov, 2021 | 7:31 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Commuters who travel to and from Colombo and suburbs face the issue of heavy traffic across all roads, especially during the rush hour, due to the gradual resuming of the new normal after the COVID – 19 pandemic.

Therefore, according to the instructions given by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the guidance provided by the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana the SLAF launched a joint operation with the Sri Lanka Police utilizing a Bell 212 helicopter and drones to track traffic flow in the Colombo (25 November 2021).

The missions were carried out at Nelum Pokuna Junction, Ayurweda Junction, Diyatha Uyana area, Panchikawatta area, New Kelani Bridge area and the Parliament Junction.

 

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