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Prof. Peiris Addresses Trade and Investment Event in Beijing

External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris was the principal speaker at the event “Sri Lanka: Promising Business Destination” organized in Beijing on Tuesday at the Intercontinental Hotel by the Embassy of Sri Lanka and the Export Development Board.

Prof.  Peiris Addresses Trade  and Investment  Event in Beijing
Prof.  Peiris Addresses Trade  and Investment  Event in Beijing
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Investing in women's reproductive health is smart economics: Report

A new World Bank report released at Women Deliver 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, demonstrates that investing in women’s reproductive health is smart economics.

Jeni Klugman  in a press conference
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A group of 54 Buddhists ordained in connection with the 260th Anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya

A group of 54 Buddhists ordained in connection with the 260th Anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya.

A group consisting of 54 Buddhists (1 st batch)  who received ordination
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China Pledges Continued Support to Sri Lanka's Development

Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank), Mr. Li Ruogu, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the China World Hotel this morning.

Export-Import Bank of China, Mr. Li Ruogu,
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China issues rules for "Civilized" Tourist Behaviour

The Chinese government today promulgated regulations for its citizens to behave as "civilized" tourists when travelling. "These may well serve as useful guidelines for the good behavior of tourists of other nationalities, as well", says Lakshman Ratnapala, President Emeritus of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

China issues rules for "Civilized" Tourist Behaviour
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Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel Celebrates Vesak

Vesak was celebrated on a large scale at the premises of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Tel Aviv with the Nepali Ambassador Mr. Prahlad Kumar Prasai gracing the event as the Chief Guest along with the participation of a large number of Sri Lankans and well-wishers from the Israeli community.

Ambassador Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe addressing the gathering
Participating in religious observances
Bakthi Geetha sung by members of the Sri Lankan Community in Israel
Vesak decorations at the Chancery
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Vesak celebrated in Cuba with a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations”

The Sri Lankan Embassy in Havana celebrated Vesak on a grand scale from 24th to 26th May 2013 at the Embassy premises, presenting a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations” depicting Lord Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and the Passing Away.

Vesak celebrated in Cuba with a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations”
Vesak celebrated in Cuba with a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations”
Vesak celebrated in Cuba with a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations”
Vesak celebrated in Cuba with a “Festival of Lanterns and Illuminations”
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Turning point: More girls in Malaysian colleges than boys

A girl in Malaysia today is more likely to go to a university than a boy. “65% students enrolled in tertiary colleges are women” said Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak at Women Deliver 2013.

Turning point: More girls in Malaysian colleges than boys
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China to Invest in Sri Lanka’s Transport Sector, Including a New Northern Expressway

China has pledged to provide further funding to develop Sri Lanka’s transport sector that includes a number of expressways, road networks and railway lines, including a new Colombo-Jaffna expressway. The agreement was one of several others reached during bilateral meetings between Sri Lanka and China that took place in Beijing this afternoon.

China to Invest in Sri Lanka’s Transport Sector, Including a New Northern Expressway
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