- Published on Sunday, 03 February 2013 09:31
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Sri Lankan nation will celebrate its 65th Independence Day celebrations 0n Feb 04 with main celebration in Tincomalee on a grand scale under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
A series of mega development projects have already been completed in the Eastern Province under Dayata Kirula event organized to coincide with the Independence Day celebrations under the theme prosperous tomorrow - Glorious mtherland.This is the second time that the country’s main Independence Day celebrations are being held in Trincomalee after a lapse of 60 years.
It was way back in 1953 that Trincomalee hosted the Independence Day celebrations.The slogan for the Independence Day celebrations at the Fredric Fort Avenue complex is “A prosperous tomorrow in a glorious motherland”.
The President is scheduled to tour Batticaloa on Tuesday to inspect development projects in the area.Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne will also attend the Independence Day celebrations. The Government has called upon public and state sector institutions to hoist the National Flag today and tomorrow to mark the 65th Independence Day celebrations.