Local News Update: Under the theme’ Secure Nation-Prosperous Country,’ the government has decided to celebrate the 72nd Independence Day.
The ministerial committee, chaired by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, is currently making the necessary arrangements to plan the Independence Day celebration event for the year 2020.
A decision to reduce the number of participants for the Independence Day parade by 30 percent compared to the previous year has been reported.
Yesterday (03) there was a meeting in this regard, headed by the Premier, where the theme for the event was decided.
In order to commemorate the event, PM Rajapaksa gave instructions to hoist the national flag at each house and plant a tree at the same time.