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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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Khartoum opens prized oil exploration doors to Colombo in historic over the counter offer

In an unprecedented development in Sri Lanka’s bilateral trade history, Africa’s third largest oil producer opened its prized petroleum exploration doors wide to Sri Lanka on 14 June-and this offer, if accepted, shall turn Sri Lanka’s national energy picture on its head. “If Sri Lanka wants to create its own petroleum you can come to Sudan-for which we can help” announced the visiting (HE) New Delhi based Ambassador of Sudan to Sri Lanka Dr Hassan E El Talib on 14 June in Colombo.

Minister of Industry & Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (left) meets the visiting (HE) New Delhi based Ambassador of Sudan to Sri Lanka Dr Hassan E El Talib on 14 June in Colombo.
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Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Somawansa passed away

Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and General Secretary of the People’s Servants Party, Somawansa Amarasinghe (73) passed away at his brother's house in Kaduwela last night after a brief illness, family sources said.

Somawansa Amarasinghe
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