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National Safety Day observed

Dec 26, 2010 4:03:16 AM - itnnews.lk

National Safety Day is being observed today in  commemoration of the 6th anniversary of the Tsunami disaster.

On 26th December 2004 the Tsunami that sent shock waves through the Asian region hit Sri Lanka claiming 45 000 lives and causing damage to property worth hundreds of thousands of rupees. Sri Lanka is prepared after 6 years to stand up before the world as a proud nation as the country has ventured on a journey towards development after the establishment of peace. A two minute silence was observed at 9.25 this morning in memory of more than 45,000 thousand victims who lost their lives in the Tsunami.