Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Games
Sri Lanka have participated in all but three Commonwealth Games since 1938, with the only ones missed being the 1954, 1974 and 1986 Games. Sri Lanka have won ten medals at the Games, but had a 44-year...
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1986
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1986 was the ninth Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. It was held in London, the United Kingdom, between 3 August 1986 and...
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1999
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1999 was the sixteenth Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. It was held in Durban, South Africa, between 12 November and 14 ...
Sri Lanka national rugby union team (sevens)
The Sri Lanka national rugby union sevens is a national sevens side. They have competed in the Hong Kong Sevens since the 1980s. In 1989, veteran rugby commentator Bill McLaren mentions them in an art...
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Ministry of External Affairs and Defence
The Ministry of External Affairs and Defence was a ministry of the Government of Ceylon that conducted and managed all of Ceylon's relations with other countries and its military matters from 1947 to ...
Tourism in Sri Lanka
In the twelfth century, the explorer Marco Polo wrote that Sri Lanka was the finest island in the whole world. For centuries it had been a tourism destination, particularly for European travelers. Rec...
Tourism in Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Hambantota bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Hambantota 2018 was an unsuccessful bid to stage the 2018 Commonwealth Games by the city of Hambantota, Sri Lanka. The right to host the Games was won by the Gold Coast 2018 bid after a 43-27 vote by ...
Hambantota bid for the 2018 Commonwealth Games - Wikipedia
Monarchy of Ceylon
The Monarchy of Ceylon (the Ceylonese monarchy) was the system of government in which a hereditary monarch was the sovereign of British Ceylon (1815–1948) and then the Dominion of Ceylon (now Sri Lank...
Monarchy of Ceylon - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 109
United Nations Security Council Resolution 109, adopted on December 14, 1955, after being instructed by the General Assembly to consider the applications for membership of Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, ...
Royal Ceylon Air Force
The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) (Sinhala: ශ්‍රි ලංකා ගුවන් හමුදාව Sri Lanka Guwan Hamudawa) is the air arm and the youngest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces. It was founded in 1951 as the Royal Ceylon...
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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2009
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2009 was the twenty-first Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. It was held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, between 27...
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2009 - Wikipedia
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1987
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1987 was the tenth Meeting of the Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Nations. It was held in Vancouver, Canada, between 13 October 1987 and 17 Oct...
Ceylon Army
The Sri Lanka Army (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා යුද්ධ හමුදාව) is the oldest and largest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is responsible for land-based military and humanitarian operations. Established a...
Ceylon Army - Wikipedia