J.R.Jayewardene at the San Francisco Peace Conference in 1951

Nations from around the world met at San Francisco to discuss lasting peace in the far east, 48 nations signed the peace treaty.This was the first time that so many countries signed a peace treaty. Japan signed the peace treaty last.

Here is rare footage of J.R.Jayewardene of Ceylon who spoke at the San Francisco Peace Conference in the United States in 1951:

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