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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Leading Dutch Company Donates Physiotherapy Equipment

Enraf-Nonius, a Dutch market leader in the world of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, yesterday donated physiotherapy equipment to the Salvation Army Hope House Community Service Centre in Colombo. Enraf-Nonius is a leading Dutch company in the health sector and delivers physiotherapy products and services of the highest quality and according to the most advanced techniques in the sector. Recently the company was awarded contracts by the Ministry of Health for the construction of hospitals in Nuwara Eliya and in Hambantota.

Leading Dutch Company Donates Physiotherapy Equipment
Leading Dutch Company Donates Physiotherapy Equipment
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President has audience with Japanese Emperor

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on a four-day official visit to Japan had an audience with Emperor Akihito this morning.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is on a four-day official visit to Japan had an audience with Emperor Akihito last morning.(Pix by:Sudath Silva)
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Visit SL to know heroic efforts of people to rebuild their country - Ambassador Akashi

Senior Japanese diplomat Yasushi Akashi said if you visit Sri Lanka you will come to know the heroic efforts of people to rebuild their own country, to rehabilitate, remove mines and last but not the least, to achieve genuine reconciliation among the people.

Senior Japanese diplomat Yasushi Akashi
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Commonwealth Day Reception

The Commonwealth Day Reception was hosted on 11th March 2013 by Sri Lanka, Australia and the United Kingdom at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York. The event was graced by the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon.

Left to Right-  Mr  Ban Ki-Moon, Dr  Palitha Kohona and Sir Mark Lyall Gran
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Deputy Minister of External Affairs meets the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh

Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Hon. Neomal Perera called on Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Dr.

Deputy Minister of External Affairs meets  the Minister of  Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh
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Sri Lanka and Japan to Expand Maritime Cooperation

Sri Lanka and Japan agreed to work towards expanding maritime cooperation between the two countries, especially with Sri Lanka’s potential to become a maritime hub in the region using its unique location on the Indian Ocean sea lanes.

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Of Burma’s two Governments which is more powerful?

“Burma is working tirelessly for democratic change and for a lasting peace,” President Thein Sein told the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament in Brussels. Noting that the country had been mired in conflict since its independence in 1948, he said.

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Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras established formal diplomatic relations on 12th March 2013.

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Honduras
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Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou

In early March Mandalika Manjusri’s Solo Exhibition was inaugurated at the Levant Art Gallery bringing together of art lovers, diplomats, medial and cultural personalities, travel and tourism trade representatives, among others.

Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
Mandalika Manjusri, renowned Sri Lankan artist receives accolade in Shanghai and Hangzhou
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President Meets with Japan-Sri Lanka Parliamentary League

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met with members of the Japan-Sri Lanka Parliamentary League this morning (March 14) as a part of his four-day official visit to Japan.

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Mixed- reaction at the Adoption of Sri Lanka’s Report of the UPR Working Group

Sri Lanka was harsh on the arbitrary figures civilian deaths which have been repeated by several sources without once verifying the facts.

Mahinda Samarasinghe M.P., Minister of Plantation Industries and Special Envoy of President of Sri Lanka  on Human Rights,   Leader of the Sri Lanka Delegation  22nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
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