The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw celebrated the 70th Anniversary in a dignified manner with the Sri Lankans living in Poland on Sunday, February 4th, 2018.
The Official Programme started with the hoisting of the National Flag by Ambassador Tissa Wijeratne, the singing of the National Anthem, the lighting of the traditional oil lamp and the observance of two minutes silence in remembrance of all Sri Lankans who had sacrificed their lives for the motherland. The event also honored the multi-religious culture by representing the four main religions of Sri Lanka: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity
The national day messages of H.E. President Maithripala Sirisena, Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinge and Hon. Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana were recited in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages, respectively.
The Ambassador, in his address, highlighted the historical importance of the day and cordial and cooperative relations that have existed between Sri Lanka and Poland. He said the two countries are closely cooperating with each other in many areas and it will open a new chapter in the bilateral-commercial relationship as well as boost trade ties between the two countries.
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