It was way back in 1972 some of our professionals headed by Dr Nath Amarakone accompanied by Dr H.W Jayawardena , Dr S A Cabraal and others met Mr John Chadwick , the first Director of the Commonwealth Foundation to discuss setting up of a professional grouping to add a new dimension to CHOGM, the political grouping as was decided at a meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1965.Read more >>


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