Sri Lanka’s 75th National Independence Day celebration is today (4).
Sri Lanka got its independence after being a British colony for four hundred and thirty-three years. It was on February 4, 1948.
All arrangements have been made to hold this year’s Independence Day celebrations this morning under the leadership of President Ranil Wickramasinghe at the area around Galle Face Green.
The National Ceremony to be held under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena will begin at 8.30 a.m.
The Armed Forces, the Police, the Civil Defense Force and the National Cadet Corps Sri Lanka will be joining this year’s Independence Day Parade and a number of cultural events will also be added to it.
The Army, Air Force, and Navy will display their military power and manpower as well as modern military equipment will be added to the celebrations.