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2009-02-03: [source:The Island] Deyata Kirula Exhibition tomorrow
2008-07-24: [source:Daily News] SAARC Summit a platform to promote tourism
2003-04-20: [source:Observer] Sirimavo Bandaranaika Memorial Exhibition & Convention centre - Official Opening on May 17
1999-05-22: [source:Daily News] Tree Planting Campaign at BMICH
1999-05-07: [source:Daily News] BMICH to get exhibition hall and international study centre
1999-05-07: International Exhibition Centre at BMICH
1999-05-01: [source:Lake House] BMICH’s enhanced majesty
1998-05-10: [source:Lake House] Another outright gift from Chinese Govt - Modern convention hall next door to BMICH
1998-05-09: [source:Weekend Express] B.M.I.C.H. – 25th anniversary
1983-05-21: [source:SUN] Tenth Anniversary of BMICH
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15/05/1973: Commemorative stamp on May 17
The Ministry of Posts and telecommunications of Sri lanka will issue a commemorative stamp of the .15cts. denomination on May 17 ( time of issue : 4.15 p.m) to mark the opening of the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall.
The stamp designed by Mr. R.B Mawilmada, has been printed by Messrs. Thomas De La Rue and Co. Ltd. United Kingdom, by “ Oelacryl” process, in horizontal format. The colors of the stamp are chalky blue and cobalt, and the size is 45 * 32 mm.

The Philatelic Bureau has as a special case, made necessary arrangements to make available for purchase at the General Post Office, Colombo. First Day Covers cancelled with the special postmarker that will be used at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall Post Office. These covers will be on sale there shortly after 4.15 p.m. on 17th May, 1973.

Official First Day covers will be made available for purchase at the usual special class Post Offices from 4.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m on the day of issue. The price of a cover is 25 cts, and a copy of the stamp bulletin will be supplied with each cover.

First Day Covers stamped and cancelled with the special post marker will be available for purchase from 18th May, 1973 at the Philatelic Bureau, during its working hours.

[source:Daily News]