H.E. The Ambassador Yaqoub Yousef Alateeqi attended the independence day celebration of Republic of Sri Lanka. The Republic of Sri Lanka celebrated its sixty fifth independence ceremonies on 04/02/2013 at Trincomalee in the presence of President of Sri Lanka Mr.Mahinda Rajapaksa . Also attended the ceremony senior officials of Sri Lankan Government and members of foreign diplomatic corps.
The Republic of Sri Lanka gained independence from the British colonial rule in 1948.