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Malaysian PM Assures CHOGM Participation during Bilateral Meeting with the President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa met Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohamed Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak on une 29, afternoon in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

 Malaysian Prime Minister Dato' Sri Mohamed Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak
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Tiger bows out from Sri Lanka

Tiger Airways, the leading low cost carrier of Singapore, has decided to terminate operations in Sri Lanka from September this year. They were about one year in operation in this sector. Their key destinations from Colombo are Singapore,Malaysia, Australia, Bali and Indonesia. The key reason for pulling out was not enough returns.

Tiger Airways
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Sri Lanka’s links with Africa connected by the vast Indian Ocean, dates back many centuries – Sri Lanka President

The history of Sri Lanka’s links with Africa, our western maritime neighbor, connected by the vast Indian Ocean, dates back many centuries. We have an ancestral connection; a strong line that binds us to this vast continent said Sri Lanka President.

During the address to Seychelles National Assembly, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, “With my assumption of the Presidency in 2005, the foreign policy of Sri Lanka took a new course, and we were able to re-discover our old friendships and affinities with Africa.” - (Pix By: Sudath Silva)
President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressed an extraordinary session of the Seychelles National Assembly June 30. The President said his addressing the National Assembly was a sign of the strength of the relations between Sri Lanka and Seychelles.
Members of the Seychelles National Assembly applaud at the conclusion of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s speech.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen here speaking with members of the Seychelles National Assembly following the extraordinary session during which he spoke.
Sri Lanka’s links with Africa connected by the vast Indian Ocean, dates back many centuries –  Sri Lanka President
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