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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sri Lanka's New Honorary Consuls in Turkey

Mrs. Bharathi Wijeratne, Sri Lanka Ambassador in Ankara, Turkey concurrently accredited to Georgia presented Letters of Commission to the newly appointed Hony. Consuls for Sri Lanka in Turkey.

Mr. Oguz Akcura    as Sri Lanka Hony  Consul in Izmir Mrs  Bharathi Wijeratne Ambassador Mr  Besir Ugur as Sri Lanka Hony  Consul in Adana
Mr  Adnan Polat been presented with the letter of commission as Sri Lanka Hony  Consul in Istanbul (2)
Mr  Besir Ugur been presented with the letter of commission as Sri Lanka Hony  Consul in Adana
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Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay’s Visit to Sri Lanka – Some Reflections

It is with mixed feeling that I read the comments made by Mrs. Navi Pillay, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, following her recent visit to Sri Lanka. I was pleased to note her acknowledgement that she had been accorded excellent cooperation by the Government of Sri Lanka and was able to go “anywhere and see anything she wished to see”.

Navi Pillay recently in Jaffna: Redoing what she has undone by treading on the Kolam. Will she comes forward to have a change of mind on Sri Lanka sooner or later?
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UN Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy Calls on President Rajapaksa to Discuss World Youth Conference 2014 in Sri Lanka

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Mr. Ahmad Alhindawi, along with several youth representatives involved in the World Youth Conference (WYC) 2014, called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa in New York Friday morning (NY time).

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Sri Lanka receives broad cross-regional support in the HRC on substantive progress in the reconciliation process

Sri Lanka received strong cross-regional support in the Human Rights Council from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America on Thursday ( 26 September 2013) which uniformly welcomed and commended the country’s significant progress achieved in the reconciliation process.

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Burma's reform remains fruitless as a general rule

Burma/Myanmar remains one of the world’s least developed countries, and was ranked 138 out of 182 countries in the 2010 UN’s Human Development Index.

Burma's reform remains fruitless as a general rule
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