VP Jahangiri congratulates Sri Lanka on Independence Day

TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (MNA) – Iran’s First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri sent a message to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to congratulate the anniversary of the independence of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

In a Wednesday message to Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Mahinda RajapaksaJahangiri, Jahangiri congratulated him on the country's anniversary of the Independence Day.

Jahangiri expressed hope that the friendly relations between Tehran and Colombo would be further expanded in the bilateral, regional and international fields.

Sri Lanka's Independence Day is a national holiday celebrated annually on 4 February to commemorate the country’s political independence from British rule in 1948. Usually, the main celebration takes place in Colombo, with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades, and performances.

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