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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Expat Lankans donate cardiac catheter lab to A’pura Teaching hospital

“We are deeply grateful to expatriate Sri Lankans in Australia for facilitating the grant of a fully equipped Cardiac Catheter Laboratory to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital” Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said at the opening of the first Angiography Unit at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, 2nd April.

Expat Lankans donate cardiac catheter lab to A’pura Teaching hospital
Expat Lankans donate cardiac catheter lab to A’pura Teaching hospital
Expat Lankans donate cardiac catheter lab to A’pura Teaching hospital
Expat Lankans donate cardiac catheter lab to A’pura Teaching hospital
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Haoliang Xu meets with Dr. Harsha de Silva

Yesterday, the Visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP’s Regional Director Mr. Haoliang Xu, had discussions with the Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs, Dr. Harsha de Silva .

 Haoliang Xu  meets with Dr. Harsha de Silva
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Curtains For Indian, Pakistani Dynasties?

Looking at the current political scene in India it can be said with some confidence that the stars of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty are on the decline after enjoying positions of power right from the time of Independence in August 1947. Pakistan, which was carved out of British India, is witnessing a similar phenomenon with the third generation of the Bhutto-Zardari dynasty no more looking capable of dominating the country’s politics.

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‘Pakistan our second largest SAARC partner’-Rishad

As a three day official tour of HE the Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena kicked off on 05 April, a member of the delegation, Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen voiced that Pakistan is the second largest trade partner of Sri Lanka after India prior to his departure on 05 April. “After India, Pakistan is Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC. The visit of President Maithripala Sirisena helps boost our bilateral trade” said Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) on the morning of 05 April in Colombo.

From left: Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-left), Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, Minister A. H. M. Fowzie and  President Maithripala Sirisena meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  (far right) upon their arrival in Pakistan on  05 April.
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