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Daily News
Rajitha denies reports that expired stocks of drugs sold to private sectorHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday in Parliament denied reports th
Rajitha denies reports that expired stocks of drugs sold to private sector
Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday in Parliament denied reports that expired stocks of drugs stored at the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s warehouse were passed to the private sector.The minister made this observation in reply to... Read more
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Daily News
Third force doomed: Wijithamuniasked whether former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not guilty of financial mis
Third force doomed: Wijithamuni
Daily News / Posted yesterday
asked whether former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not guilty of financial misconducts as stated by Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the Minister said even though Mahinda Rajapaksa has not committed financial misconduct, the persons who... Read more
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New Kerala
Lankan govt rejects allegations of using cluster bombs during civil war - newkerala.com #80768the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media. C
Lankan govt rejects allegations of using cluster bombs during civil war - newkerala.com #80768
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media. Co-Cabinet Spokesperson and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne at a cabinet briefing at the Government Information Department on Wednesday questioned the veracity of the... Read more
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The Hindu
Colombo questions reports on cluster bombsto queries by The Hindu in the light of the publication of a report by The Guar
Colombo questions reports on cluster bombs
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
to queries by The Hindu in the light of the publication of a report by The Guardian along with the photographs, Rajitha Senaratne, Cabinet spokesperson, wondered: “How do you know that the sites, as shown in the pictures, are in Sri... Read more
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Daily News
Rajitha rejects allegations of Army’s use of cluster bombsused by the Sri Lanka Army during the final phases of the war was rejected by C
Rajitha rejects allegations of Army’s use of cluster bombs
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
used by the Sri Lanka Army during the final phases of the war was rejected by Co-Cabinet Spokesperson and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne yesterday. “Those pictures are unverified. They have continuously published such pictures. How can they... Read more
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Daily News
Akuregoda Defence Headquarters Complex: CABINET SUSPENDS CONSULTANCY FIRMby Cabinet on Tuesday for having charged Rs. 600 million in excess as consultan
Akuregoda Defence Headquarters Complex: CABINET SUSPENDS CONSULTANCY FIRM
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
by Cabinet on Tuesday for having charged Rs. 600 million in excess as consultancy fees. Co-Cabinet spokesperson, Minister Rajitha Senaratne who addressed the Cabinet briefing at the Government Information Department yesterday explained that the... Read more
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Daily News
NMRA given three months to find ways to slash drug pricesHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the newly appointed manage
NMRA given three months to find ways to slash drug prices
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has instructed the newly appointed management of the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) to formulate a system to reduce drug prices within three months, Media Secretary to the Minister Nipun Ekanayake... Read more
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Daily News
Double blow to Moulana’s familyHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday charged that a private hospital
Double blow to Moulana’s family
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday charged that a private hospital had fleeced the family of former Governor Alavi Moulana. “According to information received, a private hospital had charged an exorbitant sum to admit him and when he... Read more
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Sunday Observer
SIMMERING BATTLE IN HILL COUNTRYMaithripala Sirisena,� Sivalingam explained. Meanwhile, commenting on the matte
SIMMERING BATTLE IN HILL COUNTRY
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Maithripala Sirisena,� Sivalingam explained. Meanwhile, commenting on the matter, Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told the Sunday Observer that no such decision has been taken so far to offer a ministerial portfolio to... Read more
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Daily News
Powerful Bureau to replace FCID: Through Act of Parliamentwith a more powerful and permanent Bureau with a mandate to investigate financi
Powerful Bureau to replace FCID: Through Act of Parliament
Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
with a more powerful and permanent Bureau with a mandate to investigate financial crimes, Co-Cabinet Spokesman Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday. The minister who addressed the Cabinet media briefing at the Government Information... Read more
10d
Daily News
Wanted (or Not) ?Sarath Fonseka who launched scathing attacks on the former Defence Secretary an
Wanted (or Not) ?
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Sarath Fonseka who launched scathing attacks on the former Defence Secretary and his family in the recent past. Minister Rajitha Senaratne too, criticised Seneviratne for attempting to facilitate what he termed as a Rajapaksa comeback. “After... Read more
10d
Daily News
JO will protest until CB Governor is sent home: BandulaMaithripala Sirisena, UPFA General Secretary Minister Mahinda Amaraweera as wel
JO will protest until CB Governor is sent home: Bandula
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Maithripala Sirisena, UPFA General Secretary Minister Mahinda Amaraweera as well as Cabinet spokesman Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had voiced opposition to the reappointment of the present Central Bank Governor. The MP said therefore he... Read more
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Daily News
MR supported Tech Lab project only after it was named after him - Rajithaallowed to launch Technical Laboratory Project until he named it as Mahindyoday
MR supported Tech Lab project only after it was named after him - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
allowed to launch Technical Laboratory Project until he named it as Mahindyodaya Technical Laboratory’, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Addressing the gathering after opening few School Technical Laboratories in the Kalutara district... Read more
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Sunday Observer
PM suspends funds released by Treasurythe decision to obtain Rs.1.2billion from the Treasury to purchase a new fleet
PM suspends funds released by Treasury
Sunday Observer / Posted 13 days ago
the decision to obtain Rs.1.2billion from the Treasury to purchase a new fleet of over 33 luxury vehicles. Minister Rajitha Senaratne justified the move, adding the Ministers were on the go on official duty and therefore needed four-wheel... Read more
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Daily News
PARLIAMENTfor the approval of the Parliament. Rajitha questions JO: Increase in state re
PARLIAMENT
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
for the approval of the Parliament. Rajitha questions JO: Increase in state revenue cause for NCM? Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne yesterday questioned the Joint Opposition whether the increase of the income of Sri Lanka Customs, Excise... Read more
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Daily News
NCM defeat a victory of Good Governance Govt: Raviunity among members of the National Government. Speaking at the press conferen
NCM defeat a victory of Good Governance Govt: Ravi
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
unity among members of the National Government. Speaking at the press conference, Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne said the defeat of the No-Confidence Motion is a victory of the concept of the National... Read more
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Daily News
There were no plans to sell Salawa weapons to Pakistan - RajithaThere were no plans to sell the weapons stored at the Salawa Army Camp, Health
There were no plans to sell Salawa weapons to Pakistan - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
There were no plans to sell the weapons stored at the Salawa Army Camp, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Responding to a question by a Journalist whether there were any initiatives to sell the weapons stored at the Salawa Camp to... Read more
16d
Daily News
Ministers need quality vehicles - Rajithadid not purchase any vehicles for the past 20 years and Ministers are in need o
Ministers need quality vehicles - Rajitha
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
did not purchase any vehicles for the past 20 years and Ministers are in need of better quality vehicles, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. He made this observation yesterday at the cabinet briefing, responding to a question raised by a... Read more
16d
Daily News
PARLIAMENTwork with the Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Minister
PARLIAMENT
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
work with the Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Minister D. M. Swaminathan and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne to identify the number of people who needed such medical treatment. “Then only could we we present the... Read more
16d
Daily News
Govt rejects JO allegationsthe government. He went on to say that the JO no confidence motion will be eas
Govt rejects JO allegations
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
the government. He went on to say that the JO no confidence motion will be easily defeated today. Meanwhile, Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that the JO had nine and half hours today to debate the issue and prove their allegations if... Read more
17d
Daily News
President launches National Nutrition Monthdivisional levels are among the events organised by the Ministry. Health, Nutri
President launches National Nutrition Month
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
divisional levels are among the events organised by the Ministry. Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne presented the commemorative edition, published to mark the National Nutrition Month to the President during... Read more
17d
Daily News
No conflict between Health Ministry, GMOAbetween the Health Ministry and the Government Medical Officers' Association (G
No conflict between Health Ministry, GMOA
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
between the Health Ministry and the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) have failed, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. He was speaking at a ceremony organised by the Health Ministry to announce post-intern appointments... Read more
17d
Daily News
[Parliament–Lanka will be able to eradicate Dengue within next two, three years, Health, Nu
[Parliament–
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Lanka will be able to eradicate Dengue within next two, three years, Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne told in Parliament yesterday. Responding to a question raised by Parliamentarian Kanaka Herath, Minister... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka races to defuse bombs after depot blastto establish the cause of the fire which began at sundown Sunday and continued
Sri Lanka races to defuse bombs after depot blast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
to establish the cause of the fire which began at sundown Sunday and continued until Monday morning. Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the national security council was due to review the blast. "This is a military matter and they must... Read more
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Daily News
Blood of all foreign air passengers should be tested - Min. Senaratneon residence visa and all locals and foreigners in the tourism and hotel indust
Blood of all foreign air passengers should be tested - Min. Senaratne
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
on residence visa and all locals and foreigners in the tourism and hotel industry should be tested, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. According to Minister Senaratne, there is an increase in Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sri Lanka ammo blasts destroy homespolice officer at the scene told AFP. “Fortunately, all the patients there wer
Sri Lanka ammo blasts destroy homes
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
police officer at the scene told AFP. “Fortunately, all the patients there were taken out in time.” Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the national security council would meet on Monday to review the blast. “This is a military matter... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homespolice officer at the scene told AFP. "Fortunately, all the patients there wer
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homes
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
police officer at the scene told AFP. "Fortunately, all the patients there were taken out in time." Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the national security council would meet on Monday to review the blast. "This is a military matter... Read more
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The China Post
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homesa police officer at the scene told AFP. "Fortunately, all the patients there we
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homes
The China Post / Posted 19 days ago
a police officer at the scene told AFP. "Fortunately, all the patients there were taken out in time." Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the national security council would meet on Monday to review the blast. "This is a military matter and... Read more
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Rappler
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homesthe scene told Agence France-Presse. "Fortunately, all the patients there were
Sri Lanka ammunition blasts destroy hundreds of homes
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
the scene told Agence France-Presse. "Fortunately, all the patients there were taken out in time." Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said the national security council would meet on Monday to review the blast. "This is a military matter... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Politik Unlimited]It was an auspicious night last Tuesday for Minister Rajitha Senaratne who was
[Politik Unlimited]
Sunday Observer / Posted 20 days ago
It was an auspicious night last Tuesday for Minister Rajitha Senaratne who was embroiled in controversy over the GMOA issue. He was pondering his modus operandi when he received an important visitor. It was President Maithripala Sirisena visiting his... Read more
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Sunday Observer
AG to fast track big corruption casesMaithripala Sirisena instructing the AG�s Department to fast track high profile
AG to fast track big corruption cases
Sunday Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Maithripala Sirisena instructing the AG�s Department to fast track high profile cases and large scale fraud. Minister Rajitha Senaratne told the Sunday Observer that there was undue delay on the part of the AG�s Department regarding large... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Featuresfilm script was being crafted. Politik Unlimited:Advice from the top It was a
Features
Sunday Observer / Posted 20 days ago
film script was being crafted. Politik Unlimited:Advice from the top It was an auspicious night last Tuesday for Minister Rajitha Senaratne who was embroiled in controversy over the GMOA issue. He was pondering his modus operandi when he received... Read more
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New Kerala
Lanka to ban house maids abroad amid abuses - newkerala.com #71496Colombo, June 2: Sri Lankan government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne has said tha
Lanka to ban house maids abroad amid abuses - newkerala.com #71496
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Colombo, June 2: Sri Lankan government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne has said that the country will gradually stop sending house maids abroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to reports of rights abuses, social costs and a local labour shortage.... Read more
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asianage
Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social costRajitha Senaratne said human rights abuses and social costs in many families of
Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social cost
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
Rajitha Senaratne said human rights abuses and social costs in many families of house maids have prompted govt to take such a decision. Sri Lanka will gradually stop sending house maids abroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to rights abuses, social... Read more
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dna
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social costabroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to rights abuses, social costs and a loc
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social cost
dna / Posted 23 days ago
abroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to rights abuses, social costs and a local labour shortage, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday. Sri Lanka's expatriate workers, mainly house maids and unskilled labourers, send back... Read more
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The Financial Express
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social costdiscourage the house maids category in the foreign employment because the socia
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social cost
The Financial Express / Posted 23 days ago
discourage the house maids category in the foreign employment because the social cost is very high,” government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said. (Reuters) Sri Lanka will gradually stop sending house maids abroad, mainly to the Middle East, due... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social costabroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to rights abuses, social costs and a loc
Sri Lanka to gradually ban house maids abroad amid abuses, social cost
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
abroad, mainly to the Middle East, due to rights abuses, social costs and a local labour shortage, government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday. Sri Lanka's expatriate workers, mainly house maids and unskilled labourers, send back... Read more
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Daily News
[Cabinet Decisions]-to regulate cosmetics is due to be drafted. Therefore, the proposal by Health N
[Cabinet Decisions]-
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
to regulate cosmetics is due to be drafted. Therefore, the proposal by Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne to draft legislations required in cosmetics regulation, was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. POWER OF... Read more
23d
Daily News
Govt to ban Middle East jobs for womenhas decided to stop sending women to Middle East countries on employment, Healt
Govt to ban Middle East jobs for women
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
has decided to stop sending women to Middle East countries on employment, Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. The minister said President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed to reduce the number of women... Read more
23d
Daily News
GMOA, Rajitha reach agreementOfficers Association (GMOA) may suspend their planned strike action following a
GMOA, Rajitha reach agreement
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Officers Association (GMOA) may suspend their planned strike action following an agreement reached with Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne last night. A Health Ministry official said that the talks between the two warring factions ended on a... Read more
23d
Daily News
Public requested second amnesty period - Brig. Jayaweeraobtain a license from the Police as there are different categories of air rifle
Public requested second amnesty period - Brig. Jayaweera
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
obtain a license from the Police as there are different categories of air rifles”. Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne, Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilake, Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media... Read more
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Daily News
GMOA strike called offtoday from 8.00 a.m. to noon in state owned hospitals in all districts except t
GMOA strike called off
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
today from 8.00 a.m. to noon in state owned hospitals in all districts except those affected by floods and landslides. They also called for the resignation of Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne requesting the President to take over the mini... Read more
25d
Daily News
GMOA declares island wide strike todayall districts except those affected by floods and landslides. They also called
GMOA declares island wide strike today
Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
all districts except those affected by floods and landslides. They also called for the resignation of Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne requesting the President to take over the ministry. The strike will take place in all districts except... Read more
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Daily News
Rajitha, GMOA at warbetween the Health Minister and the Government Medical Officers’ Association (G
Rajitha, GMOA at war
Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
between the Health Minister and the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) heated up yesterday as Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne refused to be deterred by ‘threats to strike’ and calls for his removal. However, the doctors’... Read more
27d
Sunday Observer
Turkey donates flood reliefthe World Health assembly (WHA) in Geneva on May 24, Minister of Health, Nutrit
Turkey donates flood relief
Sunday Observer / Posted 27 days ago
the World Health assembly (WHA) in Geneva on May 24, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr Rajitha Senaratne expressed his gratitude for the international community's overwhelming support for Sri Lanka in the... Read more
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Daily News
Fast rising tide against corruptionpolitics that rose above flood waters and landslide mud was the Cabinet Memoran
Fast rising tide against corruption
Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
politics that rose above flood waters and landslide mud was the Cabinet Memorandum by four Ministers – Champika Ranawaka, Rajitha Senaratne, Arjuna Ranatunga and Sarath Fonseka – calling for a rapid and definitive battle against the forces of... Read more
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Daily News
The bona fide battle against corruptionhas been notoriously slow. The ministers who made this request to the President
The bona fide battle against corruption
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
has been notoriously slow. The ministers who made this request to the President in the form of a Cabinet memorandum were Rajitha Senaratne, Champika Ranawaka, Sarath Fonseka and Arjuna Ranatunga. These ministers are from different political... Read more
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Daily News
ANUSHA PALPITA TURNS YAHAPALANAYA TOPSY-TURVY : Ediriweera Premaratne’s daughter launches scathing attack on ‘Raththaran’a report on the progress of the ongoing anti-corruption investigations. The jo
ANUSHA PALPITA TURNS YAHAPALANAYA TOPSY-TURVY : Ediriweera Premaratne’s daughter launches scathing attack on ‘Raththaran’
Daily News / Posted a month ago
a report on the progress of the ongoing anti-corruption investigations. The joint-Cabinet paper, presented by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Patali Champika Ranawaka, Sarath Fonseka and Arjuna Ranatunga, put forward the following requests: * The... Read more
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Daily News
Lankan delegation in Geneva for World Health AssemblyHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Health Services Director General Dr. Pal
Lankan delegation in Geneva for World Health Assembly
Daily News / Posted a month ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Health Secretary Anura Jayawickrama and a 14 member Sri Lankan delegation are in Geneva for the 69th session of the World Health Assembly, a Health Ministry... Read more
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