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Friday, August 16, 2013 - 06.01 GMT

CHOGM advance teams arrive

 

More than 70 representatives from 15 Commonwealth countries are currently in Sri Lanka on an advance visit to make preparations for their respective delegations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013, the Task Force Secretariat for CHOGM 2013 said.

The delegations will tour the venue of the opening ceremony, the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre, conduct detailed walkthroughs of the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) — the site of the executive sessions and meetings — and visit Waters Edge, the location of the retreat The teams will also visit both Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and the Mattala Rajapaksa nternational Airport (MRIA) to review the arrangements.

The three-day visit, coordinated by the CHOGM 2013 Taskforce Secretariat in Colombo, will also consist of visits to the locations of the two out-of-Colombo forums -the Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF) in Hikkaduwa and the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) in Hambantota.


 

 
 
   
   
     
   
   

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