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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2158

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USD 60 Million Loan From ADB To Provide Drinking Water Facilities

The Government entered into a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank to obtain a loan of USD 60 million from the Asian Development Fund to implement the PuraNeguma - Local Government Enhancement Sector Project.

Dr. R H S Samarathunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Ms. Sri Widowati, Country Director of ADB Sri Lanka Resident Mission signed the agreement
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Sri Lankan public and the government should have a more ‘thankful attitude’ towards China - Ambassador Yi Xianliang

China’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang, was critical over the allegations leveled against his country regarding the terms of loans given by the China’s EXIM Bank as ‘expensive’ and questioned the government as to why it had sought fresh loans from China if the interest rates were ‘too high’.

Yi Xianliang - China’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka
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Children suffering from epilepsy

A newest study reveals that one out of ninety three infants born in Sri Lanka is suffering from Autism. This disease is caused due to a problem associated with their nerve cells.

Children suffering from epilepsy
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“Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna,” - New political party of the Joint Opposition?

“Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna,” is the new political party and Prof. G.L. Peiris the chairman of the new party.

Prof. G.L. Peiris
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