Sri Lanka will be Celebrating the 60th Independence Day on February 04. In the year of 1948 Sri Lanka won the , after ruling Sri Lanka from 1815 to 1948. Irrespective of the security threats from the LTTE it is believed that their will be a grand Independence Day Celebration this year. Government has increased the security around Colombo before the 60th Independence Celebration.
For the Independence Celebration Government has invited the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh as the chief guest. But India has said that the Prime Minister will not be attending to the event.