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Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona Elected Chairman of the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly today elected the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona, as Chair of the Sixth Committee, the top legal body of the General Assembly, for its 68th Session.

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, Ambassador Dr. Palitha Kohona,
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Sri Lanka leads G-15 in call for Heightened South-South Cooperation

The G-15 foreign ministers, meeting on the side-lines of the General Assembly last week (27 September 2013), renewed their commitment for enhanced engagement and cooperation among themselves, as well as with the relevant Geneva-based institutions.

Sri Lanka leads G-15 in call for Heightened South-South Cooperation
Sri Lanka leads G-15 in call for Heightened South-South Cooperation
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Sweden ranked first for treatment of elderly in UN report

Sweden is the best place in the world to be old and Afghanistan the worst, according to a UN-backed global study.

Sweden ranked first for treatment of elderly in UN report
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First-Ever Targeted Roadmap Outlines Steps to End Childhood TB Deaths

The "Roadmap for Childhood Tuberculosis: Towards Zero Deaths" - the first ever plan which specifically addresses TB in children and outlines the path towards zero deaths from childhood TB - was jointly launched on 1st October 2013, in Washington DC by global leaders in TB control: the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Stop TB Partnership and other partners.

First-Ever Targeted Roadmap Outlines Steps to End Childhood TB Deaths
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Pak High Commissioner Calls on the Deputy Speaker of Sri Lankan Parliament

: High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Major Gen (Retd.) Qasim Qureshi called on the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Chandima Weerakody on Friday, 27 September, 2013 at his chamber in the Parliament.

Pak High Commissioner Calls on the Deputy Speaker of Sri  Lankan Parliament
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Negotiations with Terrorists are Advisable?

Despite government offer of negotiations, continuous wave of militancy not only shocked the country but it has taken aback by the supporters of talks with local Taliban. Moreover, it also put them in embarrassing situation within their own circle and the general masses. Every patriotic and peaceful citizen is worried about the security situation because of increasing domestic violence. How to establish peace and restore the writ of the government has turned into a great challenge to the ruling elites.

Negotiations with Terrorists are Advisable?
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