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Story of struggle of MDR-TB survivor

Xolelwa Joni, a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) survivor spoke with Citizen News Service (CNS) at the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health. This is what she said: “My name is Xolelwa Joni and I am 26 years old. I come from Cape Town in South Africa. After finishing my secondary school education I did a course in information technology. In my family I have my 85 years old father, my 63 year old mother, my 32 years old elder sister, a younger 11 year old brother and my twin sister from whom I contracted MDR-TB. All of us live together in a two roomed house.

Story of struggle of MDR-TB survivor
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A delegation of SLMA meet President's Secretary

A delegation of the Sri Lanka Muslim Assembly met Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President, at the Presidential Secretariat today (November 6th ) for a discussion on measures that can be adopted to maintain peaceful and harmonious co-existence of religious and ethnic communities to live together as one nation.

A delegation of SLMA meet President's Secretary
A delegation of SLMA meet President's Secretary
A delegation of SLMA meet President's Secretary
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Controversial Channel 4 Director Callum Macrae and his team were granted visa to enter Sri Lanka

Controversial Channel 4 Director Callum Macrae and his team were granted visa to enter Sri Lanka in order to cover the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka, the Secretary of the Media Ministry stated.

Controversial Channel 4 Director   Callum Macrae and his team were granted visa to enter Sri Lanka
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