Monthly Archives: December 1962

10 December 1962 – Six-nation Colombo Conference convened

Pursuant to growing tension between India and China and the standoff that was being experienced, Mrs. Bandaranaike convened what came to be known as the Colombo Conference, bringing together the leaders ofBurma, Cambodia, Egypt, Ghana and Indonesia to mediate and reach a possible solution to the conflict between the two Asian giants. India accepted the