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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2398

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China woos Sri Lanka with more infrastructure projects: President Sirisena to visit Beijing this week

Sri Lanka of late seems to have begun walking a tightrope with a balancing stick, negotiating between China and India. Under tremendous pressure from New Delhi, Colombo cancelled the Chinese projects that made Beijing puzzled but it s seriously thinking of revising its diplomatic premises to advance its economic interests.

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena
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New prices of canned fish & cement now live

As the industry players and suppliers gradually chipped in, Sri Lanka announced the reduced consumer prices of cement and canned fish are now live, as announced on 23 March-and calls were issued for more industry players to support the relief effort. " class="caption" align="right" />

Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka Rishad Bathiudeen  (left) and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake (right) address the press briefing at Ministry of Finance, Colombo on 23 March.
Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka Rishad Bathiudeen  (second from left) and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake (far left) meet a segment of Lankan cement industry representatives in Colombo on 23 March.
Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka Rishad Bathiudeen  (second from left) and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake (far left) meet fishery industry representatives in Colombo on 23 March.
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Pakistan Day Parade: A Sign of Determination

After seven years of the gap a joint Armed Forces Parade held on Pakistan Day at Islamabad. Last parade was held on 23 March 2008 during the tenure of General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf when he was holding the office as a civilian president.

Pakistan Day Parade: A Sign of Determination
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