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Poverty alleviation and peace

Sajith Premadasa, MP for Hambantota district and Chairman- Janasuwaya Development Foundation, met with Japanese special peace envoy Yasushi Akashi at the Hilton hotel, on his recent visit to Sri Lanka.

They had discussions on issues of Peace and Politics in Sri Lanka. Premadasa explained the various development efforts implemented by him, to promote Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development through the Janasuwaya programme.

He also explained the importance of Development as a policy instrument for the resolution of conflicts within society, and how it should be promoted in Sri Lanka to achieve lasting peace.

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