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United States - Sri Lanka Trade And Investment Dialogue

Senior officials of the Governments of the United States and Sri Lanka met recently in Colombo to continue their dialogue on trade and investment issues and for evaluating the progress under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) between the two countries. The officials discussed a wide range of issues including market access, the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), labor, trade promotion efforts, intellectual property rights, agriculture, and sector-specific investment challenges. Progress on trade and investment issues fosters economic growth and provides a strong foundation for greater economic cooperation and stronger bilateral relations. Two-way trade between the both countries has now reached USD 3 billion.

 United States - Sri Lanka Trade And Investment Dialogue
 United States - Sri Lanka Trade And Investment Dialogue
 United States - Sri Lanka Trade And Investment Dialogue
 United States - Sri Lanka Trade And Investment Dialogue
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Sri Lanka’s First Electric Super Car

Sri Lanka will be in the international spotlight this December when the Lankan owned company Code Gen International reveals its first fully electric super car, 'Vega'. Brainchild of Code Gen CEO Harsha Subasinghe, this project was initiated to show that Sri Lanka can take on projects of this magnitude and successfully deliver.

First fully electric super car, 'Vega'.
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Nuklutosho says Naga youth should be serious for future

Minister for National Highways, Nuklutoshi expressed serious concern on the prevailing situation in the state where their educated youth seemed to be not fully aware of what was going on. He further called upon them to go deeper into each and every development to know the reality.

Minister for National Highways, Nuklutoshi
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No single HIV prevention method can end AIDS: Combination prevention is key

As HIV prevention needs and contexts vary, it is important to expand the range of effective prevention options that people can use. Archbishop Desmond Tutu said in a video link at the first-ever international conference on all HIV-related biomedical prevention research, that “No single method of prevention can end this epidemic on its own." That is why conferences on microbicides and vaccines merged to provide one single global platform to deliberate on a spectrum of biomedical prevention research for HIV. HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) is being held in Cape Town, South Africa.

No single HIV prevention method can end AIDS: Combination prevention is key
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President to ensure equal opportunities for all Muslims for Haj Pilgrimage

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (Oct. 28) said that he would devise a method that ensures equal opportunities for Muslims when they undertake the pilgrimage to Mecca.

 At Al Tharik Muslim School , Kantale
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Pakistan Awards Fully Funded Engineering Scholarships to Sri Lankan Students

The Government of Pakistan has awarded fully funded higher professional Engineering Scholarships to three Sri Lankan students under the Higher Education Scholarship Programme for 2014.

Pakistan Awards Fully Funded Engineering Scholarships to Sri Lankan Students
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