News Center – TDO- The 70th Anniversary of the independence of Sri Lanka has been celebrated with a reception in Ankara.

The Minister of Education Orhan Erdem, several representatives from foreign missions and politicians attended to the reception which Pakeer Mohideen Amza, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Ankara hosted at Hilton Hotel.

At the reception which started after the national anthems of both countries have played, the tradition of lighting a candle which is believed to be bringing luck when starting a job in Sri Lanka has been practiced.