Sri Lankans in the US have celebrated the Independence Day. A celebration in connection with the Sri Lanka’s 68th Independence Day took place at the office of Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the UN. The 60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s membership at the UN was also celebrated on this occasion. Chairman of the UN General Assembly, Deputy Secretary General and Sri Lanka’s Permanent UN Representative Dr. Rohan Perera attended as Chief Guests. Staff of the Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representatives office were also present. Sri Lanka’s traditional food was served on the occasion. Chefs from Sri Lanka have prepared the food.