67th National Day of Sri Lanka celebrated in Austria

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The 67th National Day of Sri Lanka was celebrated by expatriate Sri Lankans, Austrian officials and members of the diplomatic corps, at the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Vienna, on 4 February. On the morning of 4 February, an official ceremony took place with the hoisting of the National Flag and the singing of the National Anthem. Addressing the event, Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez stressed upon the importance of all Sri Lankans working together in unity and harmony. His address was followed by prayers conducted by the Most. Ven. Wijayarajapura Seelawanso Thero, Rev. Bimal Kundu, Rev. Fr. Lawrence Edirisinghe and Imam Kadir Hoca. They invoked blessings on Sri Lanka and its people, while encouraging all to work together towards building a better country. They stressed Sri Lankans should seize the moment of the ongoing positive transformation in Sri Lanka.