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“Prospects for Economic Integration in Indo-Pacific Region: A Perspective from Sri Lanka”.

The compass is pointing to the Global South, never in the human history that so many lives have been improved, we are talking in billions. If you take the Industrial revolution Great Britain took 150 years to double its per capita and US took 50 years and in both countries only had a population of 10m at that time said Mr. Asanga Abeyagoonaskera.

The Executive  Directo of  Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute  Mr. Asanga Abeyagoonaskera
“Prospects for Economic Integration in Indo-Pacific Region: A Perspective from Sri Lanka”.
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Sychelles, Sri Lanka Expand Indian Ocean Cooperation

Given the shared priorities and objectives, there is immense scope for collaboration between Sri Lanka and the Seychelles, and there is every reason for satisfaction with the accomplishments on the ground during the last few months, President James Alix Michel of the Seychelles said on Wednesday.

President  James  Alix  Michel  of  the  Seychelles with Professor G.L.Peiris, Sri Lanka  Minister  of  External  Affairs
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The hanging over, let us now find out who organized the attack?

Afzal Guru has been hanged. Afzal was hanged so that 'collective conscience of the society could be satisfied.' Hopefuly, the collective conscience is now satisfied. The nationalists danced with joy, offered sweets to each other and burst crackers. The objective of hanging was also to probably close a chapter.

Photo credit: CNS, citizen-news.org
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A Chinese book titled “Sri Lanka” launched in Beijing

The Chinese National Geography Publication Co Ltd in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau published a book on Sri Lanka in the Chinese Language titled “Sri Lanka”. The book launching ceremony was held on March 15, 2013 in Beijing.

Sri Lankan’s Ambassador to China, Ranjith Uyangoda,
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Government of India removed fabric sourcing condition to Sri Lanka

Indian High Commission in Colombo revealed that Government of India has approved the Sri Lankan request for removal of the fabric sourcing condition; thereby bring to 8 million pieces the number of garments that can be exported from Sri Lanka to India duty-free, under the terms of the bilateral Free Trade Agreement.

Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles, Government of India is seen with Rishad Bathiyutheen Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry & Commerce during his visit to Colombo from 3-5 August, 2012
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Kudankulam to get operational shortly: PM

The controversial Kudankulam Unit I of the atomic power reactor in Tamil Nadu will become operational by next month, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said.

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh at a bilateral meeting with the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the Fifth BRICS Summit, at Durban, South Africa on March 26, 2013.
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