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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Modernizing Village Guards will solve many problems in ENPO areas

Many of our Village Guards in ENPO areas are not well equipped. They are equipped with vintage “303 Rifles” which were widely used in World War I & II. Most of these weapons are now in Army Museums of foreign countries.

Modernizing Village Guards will solve many problems in ENPO areas
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U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Visits Historic Grand Mosque in Colombo

On February 11, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap joined Minister of Post, Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs M.H.A. Haleem and Imam Moulavi M.S.M Thasleem for a tour of Colombo’s historic Grand Mosque.

U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap joins Minister of Post, Postal Services and Muslim Religious Affairs M.H.A. Haleem, Imam Moulavi M.S.M Thasleem, and other Muslim leaders for a tour of historic Grand Mosque in Colombo
U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap learns about the rich history of Islam in Sri Lanka, including this restored cannon outside the Grand Mosque, which centuries ago would be fired to announce special Muslim observances.
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28th Death Anniversary of Vijaya Kumaratunga

In the early afternoon of the 16th of February 1988, two assassins riding a motorbike visited the house of a politician loved by many Sri Lankans and burst a round of T56 bullets to his face. This attack saw the fall one of Sri Lanka’s brilliant politicians in the most cruel manner right outside his house while his children Vimukthi, Yasodara and his beloved wife Chandrika Kumaratunga were at the house.

28th Death Anniversary of Vijaya Kumaratunga
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New Political Office for MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's new political and public relations office was opened at Nelum Mawatha, Battaramulla yesterday morning.

 New Political Office for MR
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Maj Gen Milinda Peiris- the New Army Chief of Staff

Maj Gen Milinda Peiris- the New Army Chief of StaffMajor General Milinda Peiris has been appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army while Major General Sumedha Perera was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff wiith effect from 12th and February 15 respectively, the Army said.

Maj Gen Milinda Peiris
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