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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to start tomorrow

Message from the British High Commissioner to the Maldives to mark the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives H E John Rankin issued this statement today:

“The Commonwealth Games start in Glasgow on 23 July, bringing together sports men and women from across the Commonwealth. As we saw at the London Olympics and Paralympic Games two years ago, sport is a wonderful way of uniting young people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds in celebration of all that they have in common, rather than what divides them. I wish the Maldivian team every success at the Games in my home city of Glasgow.”

Published 22 July 2014