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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse with Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram.

Indian leaders tell Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse:

India is keen on resuming peace talks

Bharatha Malawaraarachchi reporting from New Delhi

The Indian Government is very keen on the early resumption of peace talks between the Sri Lankan Government and the LTTE, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse was told yesterday. During talks with Prime Minister Rajapakse, Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said the Indian administration is keen on the early resumption of peace talks.
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Germany to support Lanka's garment industry

by Asanga Warnakulasuriya

The Sri Lanka garment industry will not suffer with the abolition of the quota system in 2005 as the German Government has agreed to the request made by the Sri Lankan Government to introduce a " General Scheme of Preference for least developed countries".
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Boost for Indo-Lanka FTA

Bharatha Malawaraarachchi reporting from New Delhi

A high powered Indian delegation will visit Sri Lanka next month to review and expand the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Sri Lanka and India. The delegation led by Secretary of Commerce will lay special focus on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the two countries, says Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India Mangala Moonasinghe.
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Govt nod for Norochcholai project

The Government will go-ahead with the Kalpitiya-Norochcholai Coal Power Plant Project, said Christian and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Milroy S. Fernando. Electricity is a most sought after commodity and the Ceylon Electricity Board cannot meet the rising demand for hydropower and the best and the cheapest alternate is coal power, he said.
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Healthy voter turnout at PC polls

Contrary to Opposition claims that the general voter turnout at the Provincial Council Elections had dipped to below 50 per cent and was the lowest in the country's electoral history, statistics produced by the Election Commissioner's Department showed the average voter turnout to be a healthy 57.06 percent.
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