The trophy arrived in Colombo yesterday evening, with Sri Lanka becoming the first international destination in its 51-country tour,
The trophy was unveiled by President Maithripala Sirisena last night.
The arrival and vieweing of the FIFA world cup trophy in Sri Lanka is hosted by Coca-Cola in Sri Lanka in partnership with the Football Federation in Sri Lanka.
Today (24), PM presided over a public event at the BMICH where the trophy was displayed for 1,500 lucky fans.
The trophy will be taken to Maldives in the next destination of the tour itinerary.
The trophy will remain in Sri Lanka till Jan. 24 evening.