Scope and Contents
This file includes an account by Smedley of his visit to the Maldives, 19-22 November 1975, including detailed reports of meetings with ministers; documents by Smedley on his accompanying Ahmed Zaki (Prime Minister of Maldives, 1972-5) to London and to Aberdeen, October-November 1974; notes by Smedley on his visits to Kandy, 30 May to 1 June 1973; Jaffna, 22 to 26 September 1973; southern Sri Lanka, 13 to 19 March 1974; east and southeast Sri Lanka, 8 May 1974; northern Sri Lanka, 26 to 31 January 1975; Nuwara Eliya, 17 to 19 April 1975; Yala, 29 August 1975; on climbing Adams Peak (Sri Pada, in Sinhala), 9 April 1974; and a visit to the Mahaweli Development Scheme, 18 and 19 February 1974. It also contains a map of Sri Lanka, tourist information regarding sights and accommodation, and several receipts from guesthouses (circa 100 sheets).
- 1973 - 1975
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Smedley, Harold, Sir, 1920 - 2004 (Knight, diplomat) (Person)