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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Will Sanitation find a place in the agenda of 17th SAARC Summit?

More than a billion people do not have access to toilets in South Asia. Over 700 million of these people defecate in the open and get exposed to severe health risks, violence besides adding to environmental pollution. On top of this, majority of schools without toilets and hand washing facilities, which restrict the behaviour change in the next generation, are only making the situation worse. The above situation has brought the South Asian at a crossroad where though they are performing better economically but at the same time facing daunting health challenges.

Sri Lanka is mulling on taking legal action, under International Jurisdiction, against anti-national elements desecrating the image of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is mulling about taking legal action, under international jurisdiction against spiteful television Channels such as Channel IV and the activities of the rump LTTE elements, and externally operated websites who carry out baseless and concocted and doctored stories vilifying the Head of State, Security Forces and high ranking government officials of Sri Lanka.