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Marching girls at Agamethi School opening ceremony.  
   

Marching girls at Agamethi School opening ceremony.

Opening ceremony after opening ceremony

August 15th 2007
The Tsunami Reconstruction program has been progressing at a rapid pace. By end August we will have completed all 550 houses, 25 schools and most of the water supply and sanitation program. The last few months have seen a flurry of opening ceremonies, complete with marching bands, dancing girls, elephants, government officials, speeches and television cameras. It’s a real joy to see communiti ... read more
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Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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