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The 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence

A ceremony was held at the Parliamentary complex yesterday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe being presented a Buddha statue by the chief incumbent of the Honganji Temple in Japan, Most Ven.Chohjun Ohtani. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya looks on. Picture by Hirantha Gunathilake.