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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Farewell for outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner

The High Commission of Pakistan hosted a farewell Party in honor of the outgoing High Commissioner Maj. Gen. (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain at Hilton Hotel, Colombo on 6th May 2017.

High Commissioner of Pakistan Shakeel Hussain addressing the gathering
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CERN to assist Sri Lanka to develop Physics teaching and scientific collaboration

Minister of Science, Technology and Research, Susil Premajaytha has announced that a Steering Committee will be established in Sri Lanka to develop physics education at the high school and university levels and to strengthen cooperation with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

CERN to assist Sri Lanka to develop Physics teaching  and scientific collaboration
CERN to assist Sri Lanka to develop Physics teaching  and scientific collaboration
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Bringing TB out of the shadows

So said Jose Luis Castro, Executive Director of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union). TB related stigma and discrimination still lurks in our communities and blocks access to existing care services. Jose shared several examples where TB patients felt isolated, frustrated and cornered enough to resort to extreme acts of desperation like suicide.

Bringing TB out of the shadows
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A Day of Sri Lankan Culture and Tradition in DC

Despite spring showers, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC was a hive of activity on Saturday as thousands of visitors thronged to the embassy premises for a celebration of Sri Lankan culture.

A Day of Sri Lankan Culture and Tradition in DC
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America’s reaction to Macron’s victory

The United States president Donald Trump took to Twitter to congratulate France president-elect Emmanuel Macron: “Congratulations to Emmanuel Macron on his big win today as the next President of France. I look very much forward to working with him!”

America’s reaction to Macron’s victory
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