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Ali Zahir Moulana defends his community

A video containing Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana’s speech in the house has gone viral and being appreciated by the Muslim community everywhere, especially the Srilankan Muslims.

Ali Zahir Moulana defends his community
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Turkey Pokes Its Nose In Kashmir

Pakistan values its ties with Turkey more than many other Muslim countries and perhaps next only to China, now that sharp differences between Saudi Arabia and Iran have raised complications in the ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. It is, therefore, hardly surprising that during his visit to Islamabad, Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish President echoed Pakistan’s line on Kashmir and even gratuitously offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve the issue.

Tayyip Erdogan - Turkish President
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Cessation Support (Article 14) Is Not Costly Or Complicated – And It Is Effective!

There is strong international support to strengthen and accelerate full implementation of Article 14 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), as evidenced by the World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declaration in 2015 that “By 2018, at least 50% of FCTC Parties will have developed and published an official national tobacco dependence treatment strategy, in accordance with Article 14 Guideline recommendations”, says Martin Raw, Director, International Centre for Tobacco Cessation, London.

Martin Raw -  Director, International Centre for Tobacco Cessation, London.
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In Montreal: Sri Lanka at International Tourism and Travel Show 2016

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) and the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the International Tourism and Travel Show 2016 in Montreal.

In Montreal: Sri Lanka at International Tourism and Travel Show 2016
In Montreal: Sri Lanka at International Tourism and Travel Show 2016
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Rs. 190 Million Financial Support by Norway to enhance local economic development in the North

Norway and International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Sri Lanka have signed a partnership agreement on 22 November to extend the Government of Norway’s support to the conflict affected communities in the North.

 Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther and Indra Tudawa  of ILO in Sri Lanka signing the Agreement

Under the partnership, ILO Sri Lanka with the financial support of the Government of Norway will enhance local economic development
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