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Independence celebrations in Kataragama

Feb 1, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
All arrangements are in place to celebrate the country’s 63rd Independence Day in Kataragama under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. This is the first time a national ceremony to celebrate the country’s independence is held in the Uva Province. A 21 gun salute in honour of President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to be conducted by the Sri Lanka Army on this occasion. According to Public Administration and Home Affairs Minister W D J Seneviratne, the Government has provided all facilities to the public to witness the Independence Day celebration and an area in extent of 7 acres has already been allocated to the Public coming from Moneragala, Badulla, Hambantota districts.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2011/02/02/pol02.asp