Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo

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The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, is a convention center located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Built between 1970 and 1973, the convention centre was a gift from the People's Republic of China in memory of Solomon Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, Prime Minister .
The construction of the hall was carried out by a joint Sri Lankan and Chinese workforce with a considerable portion of the building materials being imported from China.
In 1998 a small Exhibition Centre, the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre, was built on the grounds as a gift from China.
The BMICH premises is managed by the S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike National Memorial Foundation which is chaired by the President of Sri Lanka.
The BNMF has an academic wing specialised in International Relations, Languages and Cultural Studies named "Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies " located within the BMICH premises.
The building has over 1,500sqm of floorspace, and is located in the Cinnamon Gardens area of Colombo. An up-to-date library with volumes of literature on almost all subjects is available for the use of research for delegates visiting the BMICH. To facilitate with banking needs, a bank is located near the main hall. Due to the high-profile events taking place within the venue the Sri Lanka Police maintains a permanent detachment and the Mount Lavinia Hotel has a restaurant. The Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre has floor area covering 4,500 sq. m. consists of two exhibition halls, lobby, dining room, lounge, kitchen and other VIP amenities.
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  • The staff member who served us was friendly and helpful. However, Beware at the checkout if using credit card as they do the conversion from US dollars to another currency , such as GBP, at the checko...  more »
  • Building with essential and modern lines that intrigued me while I was passing by. It looks well maintained and gives a nice impression with the fountain and the contour but I did not have the opportunity to participate in events.
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  • Iconic place with good facilities. I am so happy to visit this place when the annual Book fair and leather fair. You can buy good books,good leather products for very low prices. Other than that Lot of events, Fairs, Conferences available hear in this place all over the year
  • A prestigious venue that offers a star class service and facilities to host a wide range of events and occasions. Due to its elegant appearance, it has become an iconic landmark over the years. Built across a massive area, it provides decent parking space within its premises.
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