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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Spain Expresses Whole Hearted Support to Sri Lanka: MoUs to be signed for further cooperation

Spanish Ministers and Members of the Congress expressed their whole hearted support to Sri Lanka in further accelerating the rapid pace of development taking place in the country.

Minister Dinesh Gunawardena meeting State Minister for Commerce of Spain Jaime Garcia Legaz
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena addressing the Spanish business community
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena addressing the business community in Spain
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KGLL graphite mine back in operation-full swing!

The graphite mine located at Dodangaslanda and operated by the Kahatagaha Graphite Lanka Ltd (KGLL) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce is now back in operation after two days’ of disruption to production due to worker unrest. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) during his visit to KGLL mines operating under his Ministry.
D. Kalansooriya (Chairman – KGLL-second from left) explains freshly mined graphite qualities to Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-right) during Minister Bathiudeen’s visit to KGLL mines operating under his Ministry.
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Deputy Minister Visits the Consular Affairs Division

Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Perera visited the Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of External Affairs on 18th April 2013 at 6.00 a.m. and met many who had come from distant places such as Jaffna, Mannar, Puttalam, Chilaw, Kurunegala to certify documents to obtain visa for work/travel /study overseas.

Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Neomal Perera visited the Consular  Affairs Division  of the  Ministry of External Affairs
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Sri Lanka President arrives at the Secretariat on the auspicious time to commence work

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday arrived at the Presidential Secretariat on the auspicious time to commence his work after the Sinhala and Tamil New year.

 President arrives at  the Presidential Secretariat. [Pix by : Sudath Silva]
 Sri Lanka President arrives at the Secretariat on the  auspicious time to commence work
 Sri Lanka President arrives at the Secretariat on the  auspicious time to commence work
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Musharraf Placed Under House Arrest After Fleeing Court

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf saw his bailed revoked on Thursday, by the Pakistani high courts, and instead of submitting to arrest he and his private security detail forced their way out of the court, the aging Musharraf shuffling to a black SUV as lawyers mocked him.

Pervez Musharraf leaves the Pindi High Court after his bail was extended in a case relating to the 2007 murder of Benazir Bhutto, April 17, 2013. Musharraf's bail in another case was revoked April 18 in Islamabad.
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Police arrest former president Musharraf

Police arrested former president Pervez Musharraf on Friday to face allegations he overstepped his powers while in office, marking a dramatic break with a political culture in which military rulers have remained untouchable.

Former president Pervez Musharraf
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