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President Solih took part in Sri Lanka’s Independence Day official ceremony

4 February 2019

His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed have this morning taken part in 71st National Day celebrations of Sri Lanka as the Guest of Honor. 

The official ceremony took place at the Galle Face Green with the President of Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Senior Sri Lankan Government officials and foreign dignitaries. 

The National Day of Sri Lanka commemorates its official independence from the British since the 4th of February 1948. This national holiday is celebrated colourfully with flag hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural performances.