72nd Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was celebrated at The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Islamabad, Under the lead of Acting High Commissioner. Brigadier ShewanthKulatunge/Minister Counsellor Defense, Mrs.C.R.Munasinghe/First Secretary, and the staff of the High Commission also were present at the event.
Sri Lankan National Flag was hoisted by the Acting High Commissioner, Mr. U.L. Niyas and followed by National Anthem and two minutes’ observation of silence. Religious observances of multi faiths were performed. The Traditional oil lamp was also collectively lit by the participants and refreshments were served.
Former High Commissioner, Mr. N.M. Shaheid also participated in the event.