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Colombo Plan

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

History. Founded in 1950 to promote the development of newly independent Asian member countries, the Colombo Plan has grown from a group of seven Commonwealth nations into an organization of 24 countries. Originally the Plan was conceived for a period of six years. This was renewed from time to time until the Consultative Committee gave the Plan an indefinite life span in 1980.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2006

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  • Barry Turner

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