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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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It is not enough to promise, we must act to #endAIDS

Mahatma Gandhi had once said, "If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning". Gandhi's thought resurfaced after listening to Dr Ishwar Gilada, President of AIDS Society of India (ASI). He could not have been more sincere in demanding action to the fullest to #endAIDS by 2030 as promised by our governments.

Dr Ishwar Gilada
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There is no longer a war or Prabhakaran: Stop and check all VIP Convoys and report, President Instruct IGP

Presiden Maithripala Srisena has informed his Cabinet of Ministers that he has asked the IGP to stop and check all VIP convoys and report to him as to who is traveling about in that manner.

There is no longer a war or Prabhakaran:  Stop and check all VIP Convoys and report, President Instruct IGP
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Ambassador of Cuba presents credentials to President

The newly-appointed Ambassador of Cuba to Sri Lanka, Ms. Juana Elena Ramos Rodriguez presented credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today (Dec.01).

Ambassador of Cuba presents credentials to President
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American and Sri Lankan Experts Gather to Unleash Sri Lanka’s Trade Potential

From November 29-December 1, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Sri Lanka Department of Commerce, held three seminars on trade policy with more than 70 key decision makers and technical experts from various Sri Lankan ministries, agencies, research institutes, trade policy think tanks, and Chambers of Commerce. " class="caption" align="right" />

“As public servants we’re committed to continual learning and consulting all stakeholders in formulating trade policy,” said Sonali Wijeratne, the Director General of the Sri Lanka Department of Commerce.
More than 70 key decision makers and technical experts from across Sri Lankan ministries, agencies, research institutes, and chambers of commerce participated in the U.S.-supported three-day trade policy seminar.
The three-day seminar also included experts from the U.S. International Trade Administration Office of Trade Negotiations and Analysis, the International Trade Centre (ITC), and World Bank.
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