The 67th Independence Day celebrations will be held in Hambantota district.
The Independence Day will be held on February 04, 2015 at the premises of the Weeraketiya Central College in Tangalle, a major town in the Hambantota district, the Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs W.D.J. Seneviratne said at a function held today at the Prime Minister's office to discuss the arrangements to be made.
The Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs will be making all arrangements to hold this celebration in grandeur, he Minister said.
According to the Ministry, the celebration will be adorned with a massive cultural pageant consisting of 16 national cultural events and a parade. A military parade of 5,000 members of the tri forces will also be held.
The Minister said that as a precursor to the Independence Day celebration 27th January has been declared as the national Flag Day.