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Ambassador Hangawatte Solidifies Ties With Portugal: Presents Credentials at the Presidential Palace

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Republic of Portugal, Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte presented Credentials to His Excellency President Anibal Cavaco Silva at the Presidential Palace in Lisbon on 30th October 2013.

Ambassador Hangawatte Solidifies Ties With Portugal: Presents Credentials at the Presidential Palace
Ambassador Hangawatte Solidifies Ties With Portugal: Presents Credentials at the Presidential Palace
Ambassador Hangawatte Solidifies Ties With Portugal: Presents Credentials at the Presidential Palace
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Ornamental live fish exports –National Priority Needed

The notable feature of our exports during the last few years was the decline in exports, an ominous signal to the economy. The reason behind this decrease was the local and foreign market factors such as high cost of production, lack of strategic strength, non-preference by Western countries and economic crises in the occidental world.

Ornamental live fish exports –National Priority Needed
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President Rajapaksa Inspects CHOGM Preparations at Nelum Pokuna Theatre

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre yesterday (Nov. 01) to assess the preparations being made for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 that will take place in Colombo later this month.

President made an inspection visit to the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Mahinda Rajapakse Theatre. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
President Rajapaksa Inspects CHOGM Preparations at Nelum Pokuna Theatre
President Rajapaksa Inspects CHOGM Preparations at Nelum Pokuna Theatre
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Letter from America: Thoughts on Bangladesh – 4

Last week, I had the misfortune of witnessing the effect of a country-wide protest (Hartal) in Bangladesh that was called by the opposition 18-party alliance, led by Madam Khaleda Zia’s BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist Party). The protest was for 60 hours and it was extremely violent.

Letter from America: Thoughts on Bangladesh – 4
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Drone Strategy: an antidote for guerrilla warfare?

The killing of Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of Pakistan Taliban, this week came after a lull of just 32 days, since the last drone attack launched in Waziristan, a semi-autonomous region of Pakistan.

Drone Strategy: an antidote for guerrilla warfare?
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