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Bahrain Prime Minister’s visit enhances Lanka – Bahrain bilateral relationship

Bahrain commends Sri Lankan President for his dauntless and exemplary leadership in running the country and defeating terrorism that plagued the country well over three generations. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a true friend of Arabs, welcomed the visiting Prime Minister of Bahrain yesterday. The visiting Bahrain Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa who met President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat said, "The defeat of terrorism in Sri Lanka under the leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa was both admirable and commendable, as well as an example to other countries facing this threat to."

Migration opportunities can reduce poverty, WB study says

M.A Qader -Creating migration opportunities for the very poor could accelerate the pace of poverty reduction, a World Bank study said.

Sri Lankan elected President of CNA

Colombo, 31 July, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lankan Indra Perera has been elected President of CNA World, a conglomerate of the wider CNA ( Confedarazione Nazionale dell’ Artigianato e della Piccola e Media Impresa ), the Italian Confederation of Small & Medium and Handicraft Companies, with an overwhelming majority. For the first time ever, a Sri Lankan citizen is chosen to guide and represent an important Italian institutional organisation.

Education System of Sri Lanka- is committing suicide, a social outcome?

Nalin Abeysekera - The present educational system of Sri Lanka derives from the British educational system, which was introduced by the British colonial masters in the 19th century. The British colonial government established colleges for boys and girls separately.

Sri Lanka: Plight of the IDPs

Raj Gonsalkorale - Once again, the pundits of the world are lecturing Sri Lanka as to how the country should treat the IDPs, that they should be released forthwith and that the country is discriminating against the Tamils. These pulpit lecturers seem to be under the illusion that the Sri Lankan government wants to keep these unfortunate people in IDP camps and create all the bad publicity for itself in doing so.

Bangladesh seeks evidences to try war crimes

M.A Qader - The Bangladesh government has urged international organizations and countries to help with available evidences and documents to proceed with the trial of war crimes in 1971, law Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed said on Thursday.

Fully implement the 13th amendment forthwith - Toronto based Tamils

The Canadian Tamils for Peace and Democracy has insisted Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa to implement the 13th amendment in full and find an amicable solution to the minority issues within the framework of a united Sri Lanka.


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