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Genuine Peace or a Divide and Rule Tactics

As a person who has its roots in ‘Pre Pro’ village in Karenni state and whose uncle Tha Oo is still with the Karenni resistance, I was rather shock to hear the news reports that observers including American diplomat Erin Webster-Main and 10 religious and community leaders and members of Parliament were present at union-level peace talks between the government and Karenni resistance in Loikaw, the capital of Karenni State.

Genuine Peace or a Divide and Rule Tactics
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Tailor ARV-based HIV prevention strategies in local contexts: Report

To make an impact on new HIV infections globally, antiretroviral (ARV)-based HIV prevention strategies need to be closely tailored to local contexts and cultures, according to a new report released by RAND Europe and AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Tailor ARV-based HIV prevention strategies in local contexts: Report
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Reception to celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Germany

From 12th to 14th June 2013, Minister of External Relations Prof. G.L. Peiris visited Germany. A reception at the Official Residence of the Ambassador in the presence of Minister was organized by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin to inaugurate the 60thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany.

Foreign Ministers showing German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Guido Westerwelle  saying Good bye  to  Minister Prof. G.L.Pieris at the Foreign Office
Minister Prof. G.L. Pieris with Md B Woehrl
Guests of Reception
Minister Prof. G.L. Pieris greeting Michael Naumann
Minister Prof. G.L. Pieris  planting Tree at Embassy
Minister speaking at Reception
Minister with Embassy Staff
Meeting with Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development
Meeting Foreign Affairs Committee
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UN Envoy Dr. Kohona presents Sri Lanka's significant progress in recent years

Addressing a High-Level Conference on middle-income countries sponsored by UNIDO and hosted by the Government of Costa Rica in San Jose last week Sri Lanka's Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Palitha Kohona placed before the international gathering his nation's significant socio-economic development and progress and this South Asian nations upliftment from Less Developed Country (LDC) to Middle Income Country (MIC) status within few years despite the devastating domestic terrorism it faced for decades.

Dr. Palitha Kohona
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