Srilanka today celebrates the Victory of defeating terrorism from the island. Celebration ceremony held at the Galle Face Green, Colombo. Representatives from all srilankan armed forces who were contributed to the final battle, participated to the ceremony and paraded there.
Celebration is held as a formal salutation to all security forces for their commitment to bring the war to the end and defeat LTTE terrorism.
Srilanka President has stated that his next step is to protect tamil people and provide the maximum security for them, in his Tamil speech.
President Mahind Rajapaksha has expressed his gratitude to the armed forces and all Srilankan people in their immense support to win the war against LTTE. He also didn't forget to mention the support from the friends outside the island. "I am the proudest Head of State in the world" defeating the one of ruthless and largest terrorist organisation in the world. "Let's begin to build our nation then and we want the support from international community to regain our country" He also added.