President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Sri Lankan’s who have sacrificed immensely to ensure the sovereignty of the nation, celebrate this 65th National Independence Day with utmost pride.
The President in an Independence Day message said the nation has embarked on a path of development which has made freedom really meaningful.
President said Unity among communities and religious harmony are vital factors for the development of the country.
When all communities rise in unity, the forces hostile to the country will be weakened and freedom further strengthened.
President said further Sri Lankan’s celebrate the 65th anniversary of independence with firm determination and clear commitment to national unity.