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Minister Senaratne draws attention of the World Health Assembly to the recent floods in Sri Lanka

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne on Tuesday (24 May 2016) drew the attention of the 69th World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting in Geneva to the recent floods and landslides in Sri Lanka that affected nearly half a million people and appreciated the expression of solidarity and support by countries, partners and the World Health Organization (WHO), to strengthen the timely health response to the affected people.

Minister Senaratne draws attention of the World Health Assembly to the recent floods in Sri Lanka
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China's Complicity in Pakistan's Islamist terrorism

Hafeez Saeed needs no introduction to Americans. His name rings bells because his jihadi outfit, Lashkar-e-Toiba, (LeT), had carried out a blitzkrieg of sort on India's happening city, Mumbai, in Nov 2008, and claimed the lives of several Americans, Brits, and Israelis amongst other nationalities. Both the UN and U.S. have declared LeT a terrorist organization.

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Sri Lanka President Arrives in Japan

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived yesterday morning (May 26) in Nagoya in Southern Japan to participate in the G 7 Outreach Summit in Ise-Shima, an exotic island south of Nagoya.

Sri Lanka President  Maithripala Srisena was received at the airport by Japanese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Governor of Aichi Prefecture, Hideaki Oomura, and Sri Lanka  Ambassador Dhammika Ganganath Dissanayake.
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‘Sri Lanka pulse imports rising fast’-Rishad at Global Confab

As Sri Lankan’s hunger for pulses and lentils continues to grow, the country now annually imports pulses exceeding $70 Mn and even at 100Mn-and the bulk of it being the well-known staple ‘red lentils’, revealed Sri Lanka’s Industry and Commerce Minister on 20 May.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (seated third from right) awaits to deliver his address at the Global Pulse Convention 2016 in Sheraton-Cesme, Izmir, Turkey on 20 May.
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) felicitated by officials of the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) at Hotel Sheraton-Cesme, Izmir, Turkey on 20 May.
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