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In search of peace settlement

In search of peace settlement Palestinians have been dragged to pillar to post, right round the world. Starting from Madrid Peace Conference in 1991, they have been in Oslo, Moscow, Amman and in many cities of the US, sponsored by various Western leaders.

Queen Rania of Jordan
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Iftar Programme at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Bahrain

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in the Kingdom of Bahrain conducted an Iftar programme on 21st July 2013 in its premises located in capital Manama. The event, hosted by Ambassador R.K.M.A. Rajakaruna, was attended by a group of 100 Muslim and non-Muslim Sri Lankans.

Iftar Programme at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Bahrain
Iftar Programme at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Bahrain
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Ambassador Raja Edirisuriya, Presents Credentials to the President of Peru

Mr. Raja A. Edirisuriya non-resident Ambassador for Sri Lanka to Peru presented his letters of credence to His Excellency Mr. Ollanta Moises HumalaTasso on 12th July 2013 together with other seven Ambassadors.

Ambassador Raja Edirisuriya, Presents  Credentials to the President of  Peru
Ambassador Raja Edirisuriya, Presents  Credentials to the President of  Peru
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Ifthar Ceremonies at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Under the initiative of Dr. Mahinda Balasuriya, the Ambassador of Sri Lanka for UAE, the Embassy staff and the Sri Lankan community associations organized an Ifthar ceremony for Sri Lankan Muslims in Abu Dhabi.

Ifthar Ceremonies at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ifthar Ceremonies at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Mamnoon Hussain elected 12th President of Pakistan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Mamnoon Hussain became the 12th President of the country after securing overwhelming majority in the Presidential election held on Tuesday.

Mamnoon Hussain
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The longest 'Iftar' table in the world!

The world’s longest iftar table measuring 1.003km in length comprising 410 tables with 1,600 legs and 2.44 meters each in length, seating 2,000 people in facing rows on Al-Buhaira Corniche walkway in Sharjah, on Saturday, was the focus of a Ramadan event that drew thousands of people and officials from the Guinness Book of World Records.

The longest 'Iftar' table in the world!
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John Kerry Visit: Implications on Pak-US Bilateral Relations

Pakistan PM has presided high level military-civil meeting in connection with John Kerry visit who arrived in Islamabad on 31 July 2013.

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday night on a three-day visit. He was received by Director General Foreign Office for America‚ Dr Sohail‚ Chief of Protocol Zaheer Ahmed Janjua and other senior officials of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
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Lanka apparel exporters log on live to global Asycuda network

Sri Lanka’s non-BoI apparel exporters have been now integrated to the crucial global network called Asycuda World (of UNCTAD). And having overcome the global recession, our apparel exports are now back on track-with good news. “Today, Sri Lanka’s apparel sector is entering into a new phase. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-centre) and Anura Siriwardena (Secretary, Ministry of Industry & Commerce-right) prepare to launch Sri Lanka’s log on to Asycuda World on 30 July at the Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-third from left) logs on Sri Lanka to Asycuda World on 30 July at the Ministry of Industry & Commerce, Colombo as customs officials, textile officials and MPT Cooray, Secretary General of Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF-far left) look on.
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