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Last modified on: 2/5/2011 5:57:06 PM National Flags fly in Jaffna on 63rd Independence Day

National flags fly in Jaffna on 63rd Independence day

People in Jaffna celebrated the 63rd Independence Day of Sri Lanka by hoisting National Flags at their houses, business places, government buildings and on their vehicles yesterday(4th Feb).

The Government Agent Jaffna Mrs. Emelda Sukumar, along with her staff hoisted the National Flag at the office and sang the National Anthem to mark the Independence Day. General Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Janaka Walgama attended the function as a special guest. All government offices in Jaffna held special functions yesterday with participation of Heads of the institutes and their staff members to mark the 63rd Independence Day

Meanwhile, Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) with his Staff Officers, Other Ranks and members of the civilian staff attended Independence celebrations held at the Headquarters SF-J in Friday morning. A mango sapling was planted by the SF-J Commander in the Headquarters premises to mark the 63rd Independence Day.

   

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