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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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Economic diplomacy is Primary focus of new Pakistani Government: Pak Envoy

The High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka in association with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), formally launched ‘The EXPO Pakistan 2013- Opportunities Unlimited on 24’ June, 2013 in Colombo.

Economic diplomacy is Primary focus of new Pakistani Government: Pak Envoy
Economic diplomacy is Primary focus of new Pakistani Government: Pak Envoy
Economic diplomacy is Primary focus of new Pakistani Government: Pak Envoy
Economic diplomacy is Primary focus of new Pakistani Government: Pak Envoy
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Minister Prof. Pieris, Lalith Weeratunga Briefs Diplomats on Parliamentary Select Committee

There is no substitute for a Parliamentary Select Committee to resolve in a systematic and all-inclusive manner the issues relating to constitutional reform which are now the subject of vigorous debate in the country, Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, told Ambassadors and High Commissioners accredited to Sri Lanka at a briefing at the Ministry of External Affairs on 26th June 2013.

Minister Prof. Pieris, Lalith Weeratunga Briefs Diplomats  on Parliamentary Select Committee
Minister Prof. Pieris, Lalith Weeratunga Briefs Diplomats  on Parliamentary Select Committee
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New chapter opens in Indo-Lanka trade

As bilateral trade between the historic neighbours crossed $ 4B, a new chapter has opened in Indo-Lanka trade ties with the first ever Joint Task Force (JTF) coming into play.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) welcomes S. R. Rao (the Indian Commerce Secretary) on 25 June at the EDB premises in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) welcomes S. R. Rao (the Indian Commerce Secretary) on 25 June at the EDB premises in Colombo as top officials of India and Sri Lanka trade and  Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha (Indian High  Commissioner to Sri Lanka-second from right) looks on.
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Man with the trade mark 'Madiba shirt'!

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the globally respected South African leader, was born on 18 July 1918. He fought against South African apartheid. He served 27 years in prison before he served as his country’s first black president.

Man with the trade mark 'Madiba shirt'!
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Education Exhibition and grant of scholarship to 1800 students in Kilinochchi

The Security Forces in Killinochchi have organized an educations exhibition along with award of 1800 scholarships to the needy children in the District.

Major General Udaya Perera
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US Senate Adopted A Sweeping Immigration Reform Bill

In a landmark vote, the United State Senate overwhelmingly adopted a sweeping immigration reform bill. The measure passed 68-32 with 14 Republicans joining to approve the measure.

U.S. Immigration Reform bill architects Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Oklahoma) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) greet former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey. (Google Images)
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Pakistan provides over 9.3 Million grant for strengthening hand loom sector in Sri Lanka

The Government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Sri Lanka is collaborating with the Government of Sri Lanka to revive the handloom sector in Mirigama district of Sri Lanka, aimed at strengthening this cottage industry and providing self-employment to the people of the area.

Pakistan provides over 9.3 Million grant for strengthening hand loom sector in Sri Lanka
Pakistan provides over 9.3 Million grant for strengthening hand loom sector in Sri Lanka
Pakistan provides over 9.3 Million grant for strengthening hand loom sector in Sri Lanka
Pakistan provides over 9.3 Million grant for strengthening hand loom sector in Sri Lanka
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