A decision has been reached to ensure individuals involved in the 74th Independence Day celebrations on the 4th of February next year, are fully vaccinated.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Independence Day organizing committee chaired by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees today.
The 74th Independence Day celebrations are scheduled to be held at the Independence Square in Colombo under the theme a ‘Prosperous Motherland that Overcomes Challenges’.
Minister Chamal Rajapaksa will be in charge of inviting local guests while Foreign Minister GL Peiris will extend invitations to diplomats.
A project to plant 500,000 saplings is also underway to coincide with the Independence Day celebrations.
The dhamma sermon that is held before Independence Day is scheduled to be held on the 2nd of February at the Independence Memorial Hall.