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President Rajapaksa Meets with the Palestinian Business Community

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to Palestine, met with members of the Palestinian business community Tuesday afternoon. - " class="caption" align="right" />

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to Palestine, met with members of the Palestinian business community Tuesday afternoon. In this photo, Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, who hosted a lunch in honor of the President, is seen speaking about the potential for Sri Lanka and Palestine to further strengthen economic relations.
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Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris spoke at the forum and encouraged the Palestinian business community to visit Sri Lanka and explore the potential investment opportunities available in the country.
Others present included Palestine's Minister of National Economy Mr. Jawad Naji, Palestinian Ambassador in Sri Lanka Dr. Anwar Al-Agha, Coordinating Secretary of the Palestinian Private Sector Establishments Mr. Mohamad Masooji and leading members of the Palestinian business community - (Photos by: Sudath Silva)
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Evolution of Arabic music

The Arabic music scene has been witnessing in the last few years a drastic face-lift for better.

The trend originated with Amr Diab
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A total of 32 skeletal remains recovered at the mass grave at Manthai

With yesterday’s recovery of six more skeletal remains, totaling to 32 so far recovered at the emerging mass grave, north of the former Forward Defence Line (FDL) of the LTTE at Thirukedeeshwaran junction at Manthai.

A total of 32 skeletal remains recovered at the mass grave at Manthai
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Second largest SAARC partner hungry for Lankan exports, FTA trade

Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC is hungry for more Lankan exports in the coming year-while also closely looking at Sri Lanka’s sugar sector for entry! ”Pakistan’s new GSP with EU is an opportunity for Sri Lankan exporters and they can do more things. In fact, we should jointly explore whatever is possible within the rules and regulations of these new developments!” stressed an upbeat Major Genenral Qasim Qureshi (Pakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka) on 07 January in Colombo.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce)  discusses with His Excellency Maj Gen Qasim Qureshi (Pakistan High Commissioner to Sri Lanka) on 07 January in Colombo.
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Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa and First Lady Arrive in Jerusalem for the Final Leg of Middle East Visit

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa arrived in Jerusalem, Israel, Wednesday (Jan. 08) morning for the final stop in their visit to the Middle East.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Jerusalem Wednesday (Jan. 08) morning as the final stop on his Middle East visit - Photos by: Sudath Silva
Sri Lankan and Israeli children greet President Mahinda Rajapaksa as he arrived in Jerusalem Wednesday (Jan. 08) morning.
First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa is being welcomed by an Israeli child as she and President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Jerusalem Wednesday (Jan. 08) morning.
First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa is being welcomed by a Sri Lankan child in Jerusalem as she and President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived for the last stop in their Middle East visit.
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