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UK minister meets families of disappeared Tamil & Sinhalese persons

Colombo, Oct 7 (UNI) UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has met family members of the disappeared from both Sinhalese and Tamil communities to hear of their hopes for the Office of Missing Persons (OMP).

Minister Field arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day visit from October 5 to 6, the Daily Mirror reported today.

During the visit, he also held discussions with Foreign Affairs Minister Tilak Marapana and Opposition Leader R Sampanthan in Colombo.

In a tweet, the UK High Commission said discussions were based on Constitutional reforms and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and UK's dynamic vision for CHOGM-2018.
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Sheikh Hasina condoles death of former Indian Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Sheikh Hasina condoles death of former Indian Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee

16 Aug 2018 | 9:36 PM

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNI) Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Thursday condoled the death of former Indian Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee, terming him as a 'great friend of Bangladesh'.

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Khaleda also involved in Aug 15 carnage conspiracy, says Hasina

16 Aug 2018 | 8:10 PM

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNI) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said there is no doubt that BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia was also involved in the August 15 carnage conspiracy.

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Bangladesh condemns attack on US ambassador’s car

16 Aug 2018 | 7:33 PM

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNI) The Bangladesh government has strongly condemned the unfortunate attack on the official car of the US Embassy in Dhaka on Thursday.

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China allows foreigners to trade A-shares next month

16 Aug 2018 | 3:19 PM

Beijing, Aug 16 (UNI) China in a move to further open up the securities market has approved regulation amendments, allowing qualified individual foreign investors to open securities accounts to trade A-shares next month.

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IIBCB honors Christel DeHaan with “Indiana Ratna” award

16 Aug 2018 | 3:15 PM

Indianapolis, Aug 16 (UNI) Indiana India Business Council Board on Wednesday honored Christel House International Founder and CEO, Christel DeHaan, with the inaugural “Indiana Ratna” (Jewel of Indiana) award.

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