Radio Ceylon covered the meeting between Prime Minister SWRD Bandaranaike & President Dwight Eisenhower

Radio Ceylon covered the visit of the Prime Minister of Ceylon S.W.R.D.Bandaranaike to the United Nations in New York. Prime Minister Bandaranaike met with President Dwight Eisenhower at the Oval Office at the White House in Washington DC on 23rd November 1956. Prime Minister Bandaranaike was a noted exponent of the concept of non-alignment in the 1950s.

Prime Minister of Ceylon S.W.R.D.Bandaranaike with US President Dwight Eisenhower at the White House in 1956.

Prime Minister of Ceylon S.W.R.D.Bandaranaike with US President Dwight Eisenhower at the White House in 1956.

Prime Minister S.W.R.D.Bandaranaike presented the President with a jewel encrusted Map of Ceylon and President Eisenhower presented the Prime Minister with a signed photograph of himself.

Here is another photograph from the SWRD Bandaranaike Museum:
http://flickrhivemind.net/User/SWRD%20Bandaranaike%20Museum/Interesting

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