Sri Lanka Celebrates 70th Independence Day

Sri Lanka celebrated the 70th Independence Day in a grand ceremony at the Galle Face Green in Colombo. The theme of the ceremony was “One Nation”.

It was on this day in 1948 that country achieved freedom from British rule. Representing Britain’s Queen, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex participated in the celebrations as Chief Guests.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Syndicate Bank PO 2018 Exam-

  • President of Sri Lanka- Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka- Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Source- DD News