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Friday, September 27, 2013 - 06.30 GMT
SriLankan ready to welcome the attendees of CHOGM 2013


SriLankan Airlines will be taking "Sri Lanka to the world" with a fleet bearing the CHOGM 2013 logo promoting the event at its online destinations.

SriLankan Airlines' entire fleet of aircraft will display the Commonwealth insignia to the world and special preparations are ahead to welcome all the heads and delegates to this most prestigious forum which fosters, peace, order and good governance.

Exclusively designed for CHOGM 2013, the centerpiece of the logo is the national flower of Sri Lanka, the blue water lily. Its multi-coloured petals represent diversity, liveliness and harmony among different Commonwealth countries.

They also signify the individual countries being united to offer protection to one another from world challenges. The globe embodied within the logo was inspired by the original Commonwealth logo.

Themed "Growth with Equity; Inclusive Development" CHOGM 2013 is expected to attract the heads of states and delegates from 53 Commonwealth Nations.

Officially commencing on November 15th, the opening ceremony will be held at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre followed by the main conference at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Heads of Governments retreat at Waters Edge, Business Forum at Cinnamon Grand, Youth Forum at the International Convention Centre, Hambantota and the People's Forum to be held at Chaya Tranz, Hikkaduwa.





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