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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2129

A devoted principal retires

Nazeer Shihabdeen is retiring from his position as the principal of Sri Lanka International School in Riyadh, after rendering a valuable service to the Sri Lankan community in Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Nazeer Shihabdeen
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Sri Lanka receives South Asia Procurement Innovation Award

Sri Lanka has received the South Asia Procurement Innovation Award 2017- 2018 at the Fifth South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference held from February 5 – 8, 2018 in New Delhi.

Sri Lanka receives South Asia Procurement Innovation Award
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St Kitts and Nevis has second citizenship & passport for sale - ending

Completely legal, and surprising for many, the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme has released a final reminder to those interested in investing in second citizenship under the temporarily reduced investment module – the Hurricane Relief Fund – scheduled to end on 30 March 2018.

St Kitts and Nevis has second citizenship & passport for sale - ending
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Edward Dauris Thank You

Edward Dauris, the British High Commissioner, hopefully led the last charge of the lost empire on the miniscule SL Foreign Ministry. It was to protest and demand the recall of Defence Attache in London, 6 foot infantry Brigadier (Brig) Priyanka Fernando.

Brigadier (Brig) Priyanka Fernando.
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UN SG Welcomes Decisions To Advance Work Of The Conference On Disarmament in Geneva

UN Secretary General welcomes Decision adopted under Sri Lanka’s Presidency to advance work of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

UN SG Welcomes Decisions To Advance Work Of The Conference On Disarmament in Geneva
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“NPF Regime Is Over, NDPP Regime Is Coming:” Er Kruse

NDPP candidate from the 8 Western Angami Assembly Constituency, Er. Kevisekho Kruse said the NPF regime was over in Nagaland.

NDPP candidate of 8 Western Angami Assembly Constituency Er. Kevisekho Kruse
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Neelakantan - Man who did yeoman service to Hinduism no more with us

President of All Ceylon Hindu Congress Kandiah Neelakandan (71) passed away yesterday at a private hospital in Colombo.

Kandiah Neelakantan
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Indo South African cricket match fixing to remove Prez Jacob Zuma?

Can cricketers also play politics? Why not? Can they be used to bring down a government by making them underplay? Have Indian and South African teams played for the down fall of president Zuma?

 South African Prez Jacob Zuma - The  Fallen Leader
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50 youth from Jaffna join the army for non-military duties

Fifty men and women in the Jaffna peninsula, including rehabilitated former LTTE combatants, joined the Sri Lanka Army under the militarized category reported for non-military duties on Thursday (15) at the Security Force Headquarters - Palaly.

 Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, - Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna
The newly recruited men and women from Jaffna
50 youth from Jaffna join the army for non-military duties
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Mueller Indictment of the Russians

On Friday (Feb. 16, 2018) 'a federal grand jury' in Washington DC indicted 13 Russian nationals and a Kremlin-linked internet firm (Internet Research Agency) on charges that they meddled in the US presidential election of 2016. The US government said Russian entities began a concerted years-long effort as early as 2014, dedicated to undermining the American political system and sow discord.

Mueller Indictment of the Russians
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Sri Lanka in Jeopardy

Never in the history of politics, in the Seventy years of Independence, have we come across such double-dealing and hypocrisy ‘Marked’ by deliberate deceptiveness pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another. Treachery and perfidiousness is being perpetrated by a Head of State, the President, Mr. Maithripala Sirisena himself, shamelessly.

Maithri - 'Un'-Majestically,  depicts lack of worldly experience and propriety needed for a President
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ADB grants of $75 million to support SME development

The Government of Sri Lanka had obtained ADB Financial assistance of USD 100 million in 2016 to finance the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Line of Credit Project. The objective of the project was to strengthen the SME sector in Sri Lanka by facilitating access to finance and expand the employment opportunities in the sector.

Dr. R H S Samaratunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka and Ms. Sri Widowati, Country Director of ADB – Sri Lanka Resident Mission on behalf of ADB, signed this loan agreement to obtain USD 75 million at the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media on 16 February
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First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax: State Minister Eran Wickramaratne attends

Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister of Finance is representing Sri Lanka at the First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax, which commenced at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 14th February 2018.

First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax: State Minister Eran Wickramaratne attends
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Is Kinder Chocolate more dangerous than gun?

Gun is not a musical instrument to entertain people but it is to kill any living thing and that is the only function it can perform.

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