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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Saudi king Salman’s quiet diplomacy: Pakistan Premier Sharif in Riyadh

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was invited to pay a visit to Saudi Arabia this past week. Ignoring all protocol, and as a rare, special gesture for Pakistan, King Salman bin Abdulaziz personally received Sharif at King Khalid airport, Riyadh.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz upon his arrival on a three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday
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Top Cops transferred with immediate effect

Several top police officers have been transferred, which includes four Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) and 18 Senior Superintend of Police (SSP) with immediate effect, on the instructions of the Minister of Public Order John Amaratunga.

Top Cops transferred with immediate effect
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Minister Rishad to file Police complaint against Khan

It is reliably learnt that Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry & Commerce and Member of Parliament from Vanni District) is preparing to file a police complaint on threats and intimidation to him by one Quithir Khan of Uppalam, Mannar.

Abdul Rishad Bathiudeen M.P.
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From adversity to prosperity

It is not uncommon to hear about tales of migration from villages to cities in search of greener pastures. But, 22 years ago, a quirk of fate trans-located 42 years old Preeti from the city of Gorakhpur to a village called Bantaaniya. The youngest of 5 siblings—3 sisters and 2 brothers—Preeti grew up in Gorakhpur, a town in east UP, India. She had a comfortable childhood as her father had a government job in the railways.

From adversity to prosperity
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Digital IT experts Tsuchiyama & Yamamoto at first Japanese meet in Colombo tomorrow

Amidst EDB projections that next year’s Lankan ICT exports would top $1Bn mark, four Japanese experts -two of them being digital IT experts flying in-will meet Lankan IT exporters tomorrow 10 March in Colombo. - " class="caption" align="right" />

From left: Tsuyomu Tsuchiyama (Corporate Officer, Strategic Planning Division, Nippon RAD Inc), Hidemi Yamamoto (Senior Executive-Global affairs of Japan Information Technology Service Industry Association-JISA) and Kazuhiko Obama (Resident Representative-JETRO Colombo)   
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Home Minister visits Dimapur Central Jail, takes stock of situation

A High level team led by State Home Minister Y Patton has today visited the Dimapur Central Jail and inspected the jail cells where a strong mob of thousands had on March 5 stormed the jail while searching the alleged rape accused Syed Farid Khan.

Home Minister Y Patton, 3rd left with his ministerial colleagues visits Dimapur Central Jail on March 9, 2015 to stock of the situation following March 5 incident.(NEPS Photo)
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