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Sri Lanka seeks constructive, meaningful economic cooperation and the strengthening of genuine diplomatic relationships with its allies" - Defence Secretary

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa took this stance while making the keynote address at the opening session of the 'Galle Dialogue 2013' international maritime conference this morning (25th November).

Sri Lanka seeks constructive, meaningful economic cooperation and the strengthening of genuine diplomatic relationships with its allies" - Defence Secretary
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Pakistan: How to End Sectarian Violence

12 died, 80 injured and millions of rupees damage caused to the properties of the people in the sectarian violence of 16 November in Rawalpindi. Authorities have imposed a curfew for two days in Rawalpindi after sectarian clashes erupted at a Muharram 10 procession near Fawara Chowk. Beyond any doubt, one can deduce that the sadism resulted due to the negligence of local administration and prejudice conduct of the religious leaders who just promote radicalism in their followers.

Pakistan: How to End   Sectarian Violence
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Second biggest SAARC partner pushing $ 240M investments to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC is bullish, aims at heavy industry sectors here and has even earmarked an investment quantum destined for Sri Lanka. “Pakistani investors have a preference for Sri Lanka due to logistics and developing infrastructure. We now ready with $ 240 Mn in investments earmarked specifically for Sri Lanka” announced an eager Tarek M. Khan, President of Pakistan Sri Lanka Business Forum (PSLBF) on 12 November in Colombo. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-left) meets Tarek M. Khan, President of Pakistan Sri Lanka Business Forum (PSLBF-centre) and Farrukh Ansari (Director PSLBF and CEO, Ijara Holdings, Pakistan-far right) on 12 November in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-left) discusses with Tarek M. Khan, President of Pakistan Sri Lanka Business Forum (PSLBF-centre) and Farrukh Ansari (Director PSLBF and CEO, Ijara Holdings, Pakistan-far right) on 12 November in Colombo.
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Thai protesters step up campaign to oust government

Thousands of protesters surrounded Thailand's Interior Ministry and forced the evacuation of four others on Tuesday, intensifying their campaign to bring down the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Thai protesters step up campaign to oust government
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