The government has decided to celebrate the 75th National Independence Day with pride together with the new reformist program for the next 25 years, the President’s Media Division (PMD) reported.

During this celebration held with pride under the theme “Namo Namo Matha – A Step towards a Century”, the government will announce its new reformist course for the next 25 years for the implementation of a stable government policy right until the 100th Independence Day celebrations in 2048, the PMD said.

Thus, the main ceremony of the National Independence Day Celebrations will be held on the February 04 at 8.30 a.m. at the Galle Face Green under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, it added.

In a statement, the PMD has further mentioned that the festivities are scheduled to begin after the offering of floral tributes at the statue of Mahamanya D.S. Senanayake at Independence Square and the statue of the war heroes at the Presidential Secretariat. It is also of significance that many cultural and religious programs have been organized throughout the country in conjunction with the 75th National Independence Festival.