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Palestine Minister calls on Prof. Pieris

Mr. Mahmoud S A Al Habbash, Minister of Religious Affairs of the State of Palestine, paid a courtesy call on Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, at his Ministry on Tuesday.

Palestine Minister calls on Prof. Pieris
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When you are in Middle East next, don’t miss your Fattoush!

During my early days in Riyadh I was attached to a famous five star hotel, which was incidentally the first of its kind in the capital city of Saudi Arabia.

‘Fattoush’
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U.S. next step on Sri Lanka: Beyond UNHRC says Ambassador Sison

The Government of the United States through its diplomatic envoy in Colombo signaled Sri Lanka the next step it intends taking; Go beyond the UNHRC system to get Sri Lanka to a total commitment toward reconciliation and accountability.

American Ambassador Michele Sison
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Fight against drug-resistant TB has come a long way in Viet Nam

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Viet Nam ranks 12th among 22 high burden tuberculosis (TB) countries, and 14th among 27 high burden multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) countries in the world. "2.7% of new TB cases, and 19% of previously treated cases have MDR-TB in Viet Nam" said Dr Hoang Thanh Thuy of Viet Nam's national TB Programme (NTP).

Dr Hoang Thanh Thuy of Viet Nam's national TB Programme (NTP).
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