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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1771

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Religious education can play an important role in national reconciliation & peace – President Srisena

President Maithripala Sirisena says the religious education in the country can play a pivotal role in building national reconciliation and peace. He made these remarks participating at a Dialogue on Inter-religious Education, held at the BMICH, recently (03).

Religious education can play an important  role in national reconciliation & peace – President Srisena
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Joint Panel Discussion On SAARC: Its Impediments And Way Forward

A panel discussion on “SAARC: Its Impediments and Way Forward”, was organised by the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka and the premier national security think tank, Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) as their first ever joint venture. This event was held recently at Hotel Galadari, in Colombo.

Secretary Defence Engr  Karunasena Hettiarachchi while delivering  key-note address
High Commissioner Shakeel Hussain while giving opening remarks
Panalists of the Seminar
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Rehabilitative Health Services to be a key component in health delivery system of Sri Lanka - Minister Senaratne

Delivering a keynote addressed at the World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting on ‘Rehabilitation 2030: A Call for Action’, in Geneva on Monday (6th February) Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne said that the Government of Sri Lanka has identified Rehabilitative Health Services as the third pillar of Sri Lanka’s health care delivery system, in addition to the earlier focus on curative and preventive health services.

Rehabilitative Health Services to be a key component in health delivery system of Sri Lanka - Minister Senaratne
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New Maximum Retail Price On Rice Comes Into Effect From Today

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) issued Maximum Retail Price (MRP) order for three varieties of rice on February 8.

 New Maximum Retail Price On Rice Comes Into Effect From Today
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India Education Fair 2017

“India Education Fair 2017”, organised by SAPE Events & Media Pvt Ltd, was jointly inaugurated on Tuesday 7th February by Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of Parliament of Sri Lanka and Shri Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka at Galadari Hotel, Colombo.

India Education Fair 2017
India Education Fair 2017
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President Trump blames the U.S. of (war crimes) killings in Iraq

The President of the United States Donald J. Trump became the first American head of state to blame his own country committing ‘war crimes’ specifically highlighting the killings in Iraq, a war which he said was against from the beginning.

President Trump blames the U.S. of (war crimes) killings in Iraq
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Sri Lanka High Commission celebrates 69th anniversary of Independence in Canberra

Sri Lanka High Commission in Australia celebrated the 69th anniversary of Independence on 4th February at the High Commission premises with the participation of over 300 Sri Lankans in Canberra.

Sri Lanka High Commission celebrates 69th anniversary of Independence in Canberra
Sri Lanka High Commission celebrates 69th anniversary of Independence in Canberra
Sri Lanka High Commission celebrates 69th anniversary of Independence in Canberra
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Swearing- in of Sasikala on hold?

Amid reports that VK Sasikala could take oath as Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister tomorrow, the Supreme Court has been petitioned to forbid her taking office till it decides on whether the 61-year-old is guilty of conspiring with J Jayalalithaa to accumulate vast amounts of wealth far exceeding their known sources of income in the early 90s.

Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao
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Independence Day celebrations in Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka’s 69th Independence Day was celebrated in many parts of Saudi Arabia, the embassy in Riyadh is giving the lead.

Independence Day celebrations in Saudi Arabia
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National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School Education System

The Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation recently organized a programme to orient 600 Religious School Teachers to institutionalize National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School teaching.

President Maithripala Srisena  delivering   keynote address
National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School Education System
National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School Education System
National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School Education System
National Integration and Reconciliation in the Sunday Religious School Education System
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