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Iran Pledges More Assistance on Sri Lanka

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Iran Government agrees to help Sri Lanka in rural electricity projects, rural water supply projects and road and railway development projects.

An Iranian Government top minister who met Sri Lanka’s Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said that Iran will extend its fullest cooperation to improve the living conditions of the poor people and increase its funds to rural electrification projects and water supply projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 29, 2011 at 11:40 pm

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Special leave for Muslim employees

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The Government today called on the private sector employers to provide special leave for Muslim employees so that they could pursue their religious observances during the oncoming Ramazan period that will begin on August 1.

The Labour Ministry has requested that leave be granted during each day between 3.30 a.m. to 06.00 a.m., 3.15 p.m. to 4.15 p.m., 6.00 p. m. to 7, 00 p.m. and between 7.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 29, 2011 at 11:31 pm

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Amana starts first Sri Lankan commercial bank under Islamic law

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(Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Amana Bank on Friday said it will next week start the operations of the island nation’s first sharia-compliant commercial bank with the opening of 14 branches across the country.

The bank in a statement said it from Monday will offer a range of products including trade and treasury services.Over the last 10 years, Amana developed its insurance and investment divisions as it prepared to become a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 29, 2011 at 11:20 pm

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Newly Elected LG Members To Be Trained

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The Local Government Ministry has said that the newly election members for the local government bodies are to receive training. The local government members are to be trained in law and procedure of the local government system.

They would also be educated on the tender procedures and carrying out development programmes. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 26, 2011 at 9:09 pm

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Iran accuses Israel and US of assassinating scientist

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Iran’s parliamentary speaker has accused Israel and the United States of assassinating a scientist with possible links to the country’s nuclear programme. Darioush Rezainejad’s death at the hands of motorcycle-riding gunmen prompted speculation that a violent and covert campaign to slow Iran’s development of nuclear materials was again underway.

The 35-year old scientist was shot dead outside a kindergarten in east Tehran where he had gone to pick up his daughter. Mr Rezainejad’s wife was wounded in the attack before the motorcyclists sped away. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 26, 2011 at 9:06 pm

Posted in World News

Egypt and Sri Lanka share similar approach on Key global issues

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Message from His Excellency Mr. Fawzi Mohammed El Said Gohar, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Republic of Maldives. On the occasion of the 59th Anniversary of the peaceful revolution of the Arab Republic of Egypt, I extend my greetings and best wishes to my fellow citizens of Egypt and to the friendly people, the President and Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

Today Egypt celebrates the 59th Anniversary of the peaceful revolution of the July 23rd 1952. The revolution that led the struggle of the people to cope with their interests and aspirations. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 23, 2011 at 9:42 pm

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Freelance Writers Wanted at IslamOnline.net

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Islamonline is looking for freelance writers to contribute to its growing website. Writers can contribute according to availability and will be paid as per current remuneration policies.

http://www.Islamonline.net is a news website based in Doha, Qatar. The website deals with Islamic matters, and, Muslim world affairs. IOL presently operates both, a fully fledged Arabic site and an English site through a network of locally based staff writers and; international correspondents and freelance writers. Read the rest of this entry »

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July 22, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Posted in Muslim news