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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2339

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UK Trade Mission In Sri Lanka

The inauguration of the UK trade mission to Sri Lanka, "Putting British Business on the Front Foot", was held on Thursday, 27 November, 2014 at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo. Organised by the UK Trade & Investment section of the British High Commission, Colombo, the trade mission saw representatives of 21 British companies eager to explore and discuss further opportunities for trade and investment in Sri Lanka.

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British High Commissioner John Rankin speaking at UK trade mission in Colombo.
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B’Deshi biz steps in to accelerate historic trade pact

As both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka moved closer to their historic trade pact, the process took a new turn as a keen Bangladeshi private sector itself stepping in to accelerate it on 27 November, a rare development in an on-going Lankan trade negotiations-and bilateral trade between both countries has jumped by a strong 67%

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-centre) meets Mahbubur Rahman (President, International Chamber of Commerce of Bangladesh ICCB-right) and Ataur Rahman (Secretary General, ICCB-at left) in Colombo on 27 November.
Mahbubur Rahman (President, International Chamber of Commerce of Bangladesh ICCB-right) gestures to Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-left) with his souvenir in Colombo on 27 November.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-second from right), Ataur Rahman (Secretary General, ICCB-at far left) and Rizwan-ur Rahman (Managing Director-ETBL Holdings, Bangladesh) look on as Mahbubur Rahman (President, International Chamber of Commerce of Bangladesh ICCB-far right) gestures with a souvenir in Colombo on 27 November.
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Dr. Swamy predicts 40% Tamil votes to Mahinda

Dr. Subramanian Swamy in a twitter message said 40 percent of Sri Lankan Tamils will vote for President Mahinda Rajapaksa this time.

Dr. Swamy predicts 40% Tamil votes to Mahinda
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Sri Lanka Regime Change: Leads to Bifurcation

"The issue at the forthcoming presidential election is not the replacement of incumbent president Mahinda Rajapaksa with opposition common candidate Maitripala Sirisena; the larger scenario is whether the people of Sri Lanka are prepared to allow the strategy manipulation of the Tamil Tiger professional activists within the Tamil Diaspora - with the aid of the United States Department of State and its diplomatic mission in Geneva - to diplomatically achieve the bifurcation of the nation into an independent north-east separate state that the Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran could not militarily achieve", was what a former US State Department employee Daya Gamage said when he was interviewed by Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation Chairman Hudson Samarasinghe for his early morning popular program 'DASA DESIN' in the CITY FM.

Sri Lanka Regime Change: Leads to Bifurcation
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Shuffling of Army Generals

Major General K. Jagath Alwis has been appointed as the new Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), effective from Friday (28) by the Commander of the Army. He is also to take over as the Colonel Commandant, Military Intelligence Corps beginning 10 December 2014.

Major General K. Jagath Alwis
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Parliamentarian A H M Azwer Resigns to pave way for Ameer Ali

United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian A H M Azwer has resigned from the Parliament today, it is learnt to pave way for Rishad’s Ameer Ali.

A H M Azwer
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