Sri Lanka Prepares To Host Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting

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Sri Lankan military personnel work at main entrance of Nelum Pokuna... News PhotoBestof,Ceremony,Colombo,Diplomacy,Government,Horizontal,Military,Occupation,Opening Ceremony,Politics,Sri Lanka,Topics,Topix,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCOLOMBO, SRI LANKA - NOVEMBER 09: Sri Lankan military personnel work at main entrance of Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre the site of the opening ceremony ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) on November 9, 2013 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The bi-annual gathering of Commonwealth leaders will take place in the Sri Lankan captial between November 15-17. CHOGM will move forward despite protests from human rights urging leaders to boycott the meetings until Sri Lanka further investigates charges of war crimes. Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper has already confirmed he will not attend. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)