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Welcome to Sri Lankan reconciliation..

Banner across the CHOGM 2013 speaker's podium exemplifies what Sri Lanka means by 'reconciliation' and its famous 'tri-lingual policy'.

ආයුඛෝවන්  -  ("ayubowan" - Sinhala for 'welcome')
ஆயுபோவன்  -  ("ayubowan" - Sinhala for 'welcome' written in Tamil)
Ayubowan  - (
"ayubowan" - Sinhala for 'welcome' written in English)

The Tamil word for 'welcome' is "வணக்கம்" or "vanakkam"

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