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Prince Salman Al Khalifa Award Given To Tibaijuka

His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development that was presented to Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, former Minister of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements, Tanzania and former UN- Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations at a gala celebrations at the UN.

  H.E Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa – Minister of Foreign Affairs , Bahrain with President of the General Assembly Mr. Peter Thomson
 H.E Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa – Minister of Foreign Affairs , Bahrain presenting the award to Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka
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Amr Diab enters Guinness Records

Egyptian singer who is dominating the Arab world with his scintillating music has entered Guinness World Record. He has been listed as the top Arab multi-international award winning musician and the best- selling Middle Eastern musician since 1989.

The “father of Mediterranean music,” Amr Diab is now the first Arab singer to achieve a Guinness World Record,
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U.S. Embassy Launches New Website: lk.usembassy.gov

The Embassy of the United States in Sri Lanka launched its new website (lk.usembassy.gov) featuring a more mobile-friendly layout, with easy-to-access and more locally-relevant news and information.

U.S. Embassy Launches New Website: lk.usembassy.gov
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American Tamil School kids attended UN Peace Summit

The US based volunteers run Tamil Schools' students voiced the “Yadhum Oore Yavarum Kelir" (Every city is our city, everyone is our kin) message at the UN during its 71st session on the International Day of Peace. Valar Tamil Iyakam (VTI), a non-profit organization -that undertakes several visionary projects in the field of Tamil Language and Cultural Education for the younger generation in US - organized the participation of students from the Tri-State (NY, NJ, and CT) Tamil Schools in the UN's 71st session inauguration and the International Day of Peace event held in the sidelines of General Assembly session.

 The students and the organizers of the event before the UN headquarters building in New York
The organizers at the Peace Summit at the UN General Assembly.
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Right To Information Commission Appointed

Mahinda Gammanpila a former Ministry Secretary was appointed as the Chairman of the Right to Information (RTI) Commission by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Right To Information Commission Appointed
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