The Sri Lanka Freedom Party is commemorating its 70th anniversary today.
The SLFP was formed on the 2nd of September 1951 by former Prime Minister late SWRD Bandaranaike.
The SLFP has produced several Presidents and Prime Ministers during the past 70 years.
General Secretary of the party State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara said due to the prevailing coronavirus climate in the country, religious and social events to commemorate the anniversary will be held while adhering to health guidelines.
Chairman of the party former President Maithripala Sirisena will make a special statement at 5 this evening through Facebook.