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Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Government of Pakistan, called on the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa today at the Temple Trees in Colombo.

Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland

The Sri Lanka Embassy officials headed by the Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Poland Mr. D.S. de Silva had spearheaded a successful effort to formulate a team comprising of Sri Lanka expatriates to form a Cricket Team.

The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland
The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland
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A belated birthday wish to Warren Buffett!

Warren Buffett, who turned 83 on 30 August, was ranked the richest person in the world in 2008 by Forbes magazine with an estimated net worth of US $ 62 billion.

A belated birthday wish to Warren Buffett!
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Sri Lanka Ambassador Presents Credentials to the President of Chile

Sri Lankan Ambassador Mr. Raja Edirisuriya presented his credentials on August 22, 2013 to the President of Chile Sebastian Pinera Echenique, in a ceremonial event.

Ambassador Edirisuriya presenting credentials to  Sebastian Pinera Echenique, President of the Republic of Chile.  From left to right :  Director General Protocol-Ambassador James Sinclair, H.E. Raja Edirisuriya - Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Brazil,  President of Chile Sebastian Pinera Echenique and Chilean Foreign Minister Mr. Alfredo Moreno Charme.
 Raja A. Edirisuriya and His Excellency the President Sebastian Pinera Echenique on a discussion after the Presentation of Credentials.
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Two diseases, one patient…

Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) – can we continue to tackle these separately? According to the Global TB Report (2012), in 2011, out of 8.7 million people who developed TB worldwide 1.1 million (13%) were HIV positive.

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Today - The Charriot festival at Nallur Temple.

The ‘Ther’ festival at Nallur Kandasamy Temple will be held today. The chariot festival will commence at 7 AM in this morning.

 Today - The Charriot festival  at Nallur Temple.
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Sari Lanka shows concern over the recent alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus

Sri Lanka has express concern over the alleged use of chemical weapons recently near Damascus in Syriya which has resulted in a large number of civilian casualties.

Syrian citizens trying to identify dead bodies, after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Syria, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. (photo credit: AP/Local Committee of Arbeen)
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