Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Sri Lanka 2000 rupees 2017 - Visakha Vidyalaya

New collectors' silver issue:

"Centenary of Visakha Vidyalaya"

Visakha Vidyalaya is a girls school in Colombo that provides primary and secondary education. It was founded in 1917 by Celestina Dias (1858-1933), a Ceylonese philanthropist and businesswoman, pioneer in the field of Buddhist Girls' education and women entrepreneurs.

(news by Pabitra Saha)
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(information taken from Wikipedia)

Further info: Kavan Ratnatunga's site

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