Holiday Card from Ranasinghe Premadasa to Arthur C. Clarke, Inside

Drawing at the top, text in Sinhala, Tamil and English "Greetings for the New Year" Poem on right
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Holiday Card from Ranasinghe Premadasa, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, to Arthur C. Clarke, 1985. Text is in three languages--Sinhala,Tamil and English. "Greetings for the New Year!" and the signatures of Premadasa and his wife. On the right, a verse from the Bodhicharyavatara: "May the rain fall in time/May the harvest be rich/May the world be prosperous/May the rules be righteous!"

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