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Center’s response on the Assam-Nagaland border row questionable

After frantic pleadings to the Center by two helpless chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland for its immediate intervention to the unfortunate border clashes that broke out on August 12, the Center’s lackluster response dashed hopes of people of the two states.

Japanese Vice-Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

Japan’s Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Mr. Manabu Sakai called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday (Aug. 19).

President Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomes Japan’s Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Mr. Manabu Sakai, who called on the President at Temple Trees yesterday (Aug. 19). The Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka Mr. Nobuhito Hobo is also pictured.  -(Pix By : Sudath Silva)
During the meeting, Minister Manabu Sakai,  Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka Mr. Nobuhito Hobo and several other Japanese officials accompanied the Minister. Also Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris, Minister of Mass Media and Information Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella, Secretary to the President Mr. Lalith Weeratunga and Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne were also present for the meeting.
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