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Sri Lanka Contributes 1 Million Surgical Gloves to WHO in Global Fight Against Ebola Outbreak

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, this evening at Temple Trees, handed over one million surgical gloves to the World Health Organisation as Sri Lanka's contribution toward the global effort in combating the Ebola outbreak in Africa. The contribution was made in response to the global appeal launched by WHO in fighting this deadly disease.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa,  is seen here handing over the contribution to WHO Country Representative in Sri Lanka Dr. Firdosi Mehta. The Hayleys Group of Companies facilitated this contribution. Minister of External Affairs Prof. G.L. Peiris is also pictured.  (Pix By : Nishanka de Silva)
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Today: 8th General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties to open in Colombo

The 8th International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) will be inaugurated at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Performing Arts Theatre today, - 19th September 2014.

 Today: 8th  General Assembly of the  International Conference of Asian Political Parties to open in Colombo
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EDB calls for full Lankan exporter registration

Sri Lanka’s apex export entity has issued a clarion call to the country’s exporter community to register with it and enlist in its surging database on 16 September. “Some non-registered exporters, unaware of procedures have brought a bad reputation for Sri Lanka. It is time all Lankan exporters register with EDB” voiced a keen Sujatha Weerakoone (DG-EDB) on 16 September in Colombo.

Sujatha Weerakoone (DG-EDB-far left) addresses the “How to Export Quality Fruit & Vegetable to the EU Region” session held at EDB on 16 September as Ms Champika Hewage (OIC, Plant Quarantine Station, Sea Port, Colombo-second from left, seated), Dr Yousuf Maraikkar (ED-EDB-third from left) and Ruwanthi Ariyaratne (Asst. Director-Department of Commerce) look on.
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