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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Sri Lanka launches the official website of CHOGM 2013

The official website of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 was launched by Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G. L. Peiris in the presence of Minister of Mass Media and Information Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella, Deputy Minister of External Affairs Neomal Perera, Secretary of Mass Media and Information Dr. Charitha Herath and Secretary of External Affairs Mr. K. Amunugama at the Ministry of External Affairs on 17 June 2013 .

Sri Lanka launches the official website of CHOGM 2013
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Second International Conference in Tokyo - Emerging Sri Lanka : Sharing Japanese Governance and Developmental

The Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan together with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan , in collaboration with Tokyo Institute of Technology, International University of Japan, Saitama University and Sri Lanka- Japan Study Centre of University of Peradeniya, organized the Second International Conference titled “Emerging Sri Lanka : Sharing Japanese Governance and Developmental Experience” at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo.

Ambassador Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda delivering the Opening Address at the Second International Conference on Emerging Sri Lanka organized by the Association of Sri Lankan Academics in Japan together with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan.
Group Photo of the distinguished Academics, Chancellors and Experts along with the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan.
Prof. Monte Cassim, Chancellor of Ritsumekian University, delivering the Keynote Lecture at the Second International Conference on Emerging Sri Lanka organized by the Association of Sri Lanka Academics in Japan together with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan.
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What more Mahela can give his hungry fans?

What Mahela Jayawardena did at Sabina Park in the Caribbean, in 2007, in the World Cup semifinal, against New Zealand, followed by his super entertainment he provided with his 103 from 88 in the World Cup final against India at the Wankhede and now his class act at the Oval against Australia, in the ICC Champion Trophy, have prompted many pundits of the game to shower their unreserved praises on this unique player.

Mahela Jayawardena
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Who are behind Pakistan’s Turmoil

The terrorists carried out suicide bombing and a blast in Mardan on June 18, 2013. In the first incident a suicide bomber exploded him in the funeral and in the second incident a bomb exploded in CMH Mardan, where in emergency the casualties were being evacuated. In these blasts more than 30 persons killed and 60 injured. MR. Imran Mohmand recently elected Member of Provincial Assembly is amongst the martyred.

Who are behind Pakistan’s Turmoil
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Challenges Ahead of New Chairman of the EDB

It is learnt through media that Mr. Bandula Egodage has been appointed as the new Chairman and Chief Executive of Sri Lanka Export Development Board, the apex institution on development and promotion of exports in Sri Lanka. With heartiest congratulations on his appointment to this highly responsible post, I consider it is important to emphasize the huge challenges that will emerge ahead in the export trade perceptible by the continuous backdrop of exports. The experience of Mr Bandula Egodage on development of business in private sector will help strengthen export development plans more constructively.

Challenges Ahead of   New Chairman of the EDB
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New High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka arrives in Colombo

Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka arrived in Colombo on Tuesday, 18th June 2013.

Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, the new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka
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Rishad, top Washington scientist start Lanka’s first Food Compliance

For the first time in Sri Lanka’s exports history, a renowned global food scientist began on 11 June to extensively train Lankan food exporters on the much needed international regulatory compliance rules. And processed food has grown to become a key component of Sri Lanka’s overall annual food exports. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-far right) and Dr. Barbara Rasco (Associate Professor of the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition of the Washingto State University- far left) interact with reps of institutions supporting the first Food Compliance Programme, on 11 June in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) initiates Dr. Barbara Rasco (Associate Professor of the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition of the Washingto State University- at right) to Sri Lankan refreshments palette on 11 June in Colombo.
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