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NIR Ministry Launches Infrastructure Projects in North and East at Rs.679Mn

Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation has initiated several projects under Economic and Social infrastructure, such as development of Anchorages, Roads, Water Supply, Irrigation, Education Improvements, health and livelihood projects which are immediately required for successful Resettlement and Reconciliation in the North and East provinces.

President Maithripala Srisena with Secretary  Sivangnasothy
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Air pollution is an invisible killer: Denial will cost lives! World Health Day 2018 special

According to the WHO, 92% of the global population lives in places where ambient air pollution is so high that it makes air unsafe to breathe. As much as 36% of lung cancer deaths, 34% of stroke deaths, and 27% of heart disease deaths in a year are attributed to air pollution. More alarmingly, climate change and air pollution are closely interrelated, further escalating the economic costs and health hazards for humankind. Yet it does not seem to be invoking governments to act with the compelling urgency.

Photograph of an online  WHO Air Quality Map
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Honour the Vision of the Late Ven. Sobitha Thero

Let us analyze the actions, reactions and transactions of our President, His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, since he broke off from the then President, Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Honour the Vision of the Late Ven. Sobitha Thero
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