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Muslim Leader Seeks UN Role

By P.K. Abdul Ghafour : Arab News Staff

The leader of a prominent Muslim advocacy group in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu has urged the UN Human Rights Commission to appoint a special rapporteur on India to protect minorities’ rights in the country.

MoU to build largest port in Sri Lanka

by Kalinga Weerakkody

An agreement will be signed on June 13 between the Ministry of Ports Development Shipping and Messrs. Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick and Co. Ltd of United Kingdom to obtain consultancy service to build the largest port ever in Sri Lanka namely New South Port of Colombo (NSPC).

New Zealand to send engineers, soldiers to Iraq, Afghanistan

New Zealand will send military to help reconstruct Iraq and to bolster its commitment in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Helen Clark said here on Monday.