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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2959

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U.S. Congressional Delegation Reaffirms Bipartisan U.S. Support for Sri Lanka

A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives led by Congressman Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, departed Colombo on February 25 following a two-day visit to Colombo.

 President Maithripala Sirisena, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap, and Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam welcome the bipartisan U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee members to Sri Lanka, a visit President Sirisena called “a new height in bilateral ties.”
U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap joins the bipartisan U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee delegation to learn about Sri Lanka’s progress in forging lasting reconciliation and a non-recurrence of conflict with leaders from the Tamil National Alliance
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Who boycotted the tsunami victims?

The Prime Minister (PM) presided 2 weeks ago (Feb 2017) over the handing over of 20 houses to the victims of the Aranayake landslide disaster in May 2016. He pointed out among other things that the speed of the response to the tragedy in which over 200 people perished and over 133,000 were displaced, showed what (political) unity in a nation could achieve. It was assumed that many had chipped in to help, irrespective of party affiliations.

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Sri Lanka Army promoted Prasanna and Gunaratna

Sri Lankan army has promoted Seekkuge Prasanna to the position of Warrant officer first class, and Asela Gunaratna to the position of Warrant Officer second class, based on their National Level performances.

Prasanna - Gunaratna
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