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The Bible Society of Madagascar prepares to celebrate it Bi- Centenary in the Indian Ocean
 
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February 21, 2008

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] The Director of the Bible Society in Madagascar Mr Marc Rakoto expressed his great joy as the bi centenial anniversary of the Society is being celebrated in 2013.
The Foundation took place in Mauritius in 1812 with the newly conquered British Colony by the Chaplaincy team;
In 1820 David Jones arrived in Madagascar and on the 26March 1823 the Malagasy alphabet was fixed. The Malagasy Bible Society was constituted on the 21 June 1965.
In 2003 the official launching of the complete Malagasy Bible Interconfessional version took place.