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Letter from America: Thoughts on Bangladesh – 10

Corruption is quite pervasive in South Asia. A study conducted by Berlin-based Transparency International (TI) in year 2005 found that more than 62% of Indians had firsthand experience of paying bribes or influence peddling to get jobs done in public offices successfully.

Letter from America: Thoughts on Bangladesh – 10
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UNDP’s Asia Pacific Regional Director arrives in Sri Lanka

Regional Director to see how UN could strengthen support to Human Development in Sri Lanka
Colombo, 8th February, 2014 – Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday evening.

Mr. Xu (Left) greeted by the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Sri Lanka Mr. Nandy (Right) on his arrival.
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Policy change for the betterment of the country

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has donated $170,000 to the country’s only Jewish hospital, his second such gesture since taking office.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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