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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Sri Lanka's impressive socio-economic achievements placed before UN Summit

While Sri Lanka being recognized by the United Nations at its 'Development Goals' summit in Zhongzhou, China on November 15 for its “significant progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and exceeding the target of halving poverty well before 2015 and its continuing progress towards the timely achievement of MDGs regarding universal primary education, eliminating gender disparity in education, reducing child and maternal mortality", Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the UN Dr. Palitha Kohona presented his nation's impressive achievements since the separatist war was concluded in 2009.

Amb. Palitha Kohona addressing UN Conference in Zhongzhou, China 15 November
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President to issue proclamation for election tonight

Today, President Mahinda Rajapaksa completes 4years of his second term and it is widely expected that the next Presidential election is to be officially announced today midnight.

President Mahinda to issue proclamation for election
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