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Major General Amal Karunasekara - New Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army

Major General K. A. D Amal Karunasekara has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Army.

Major General K. A. D Amal Karunasekara
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UK Indicates concern over intercommunal tension in Sri Lanka

In its Human Rights Report for the year 2016, United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s said, “The report recognizes and welcomes improvements in the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, while also emphasising the need for further progress. “

James Dauris - British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka
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UN SG commends Sri Lanka for establishing the Office of Missing Persons

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres commends the Government of Sri Lanka for establishing the Office of Missing Persons (OMP),” a significant milestone for all Sri Lankans still searching for the truth about their missing loved ones. “

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres
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Reconciliation Friendly Media

Three sensitization workshops were organized in Colombo, Kandy and Kurunegala districts to advocate reconciliation friendly media to the Journalists by the Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation.

Reconciliation Friendly Media
Reconciliation Friendly Media
Reconciliation Friendly Media
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Release Adilur Rahman Khan Immediately

Today, at around 4:00 am local time, Adilur Rahman Khan was detained by Malaysian Immigration at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. " class="caption" align="right" />

Adilur Rahman Khan - An  Executive Committee  member of FORUM-ASIA since 2012, and became Vice Chair in 2016.
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Coalition Government Crucial for Constitution Making Process- Sampanthan

Rajavarothayam Sampanthan, Opposition Leader and Leader of the Tamil National Alliance emphasized that the continuation of the coalition government is crucial to conduct a successful Constitution-making process.

Coalition Government Crucial for  Constitution Making Process- Sampanthan
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USG Jeffrey Feltman visiting Sri Lanka

From 19-21 July, Jeffrey Feltman, Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will travel to Sri Lanka to follow-up on his 2015 visit, to take stock of progress in the country and engage national stakeholders on the peace building process.

USG Jeffrey Feltman visiting Sri Lanka
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Details of payments made to the Indian cricketers during the month of June 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed the details of payments made to the cricketers during the month of June 2017.

Details of payments made to the Indian cricketers during the month of June 2017
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Venkaiah Naidu – India’s Vice Presidential Candidate For Ruling NDA

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said his endeavor will be to further strengthen Parliamentary democratic system, which is India's strength and beauty.

M. Venkaiah Naidu
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Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Foreign Minister of Singapore undertakes official visit to Sri Lanka

Foreign Minister of Singapore, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan has arrived in Sri Lanka on a state visit. The Singaporean Foreign Minister who arrived on the island last night (17) will reportedly remain in the country till Friday (21).

Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan
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