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* Sri Lanka Opposition Leader to speak at MIT today on destiny of Indian Ocean
Thu, May 1, 2014, 09:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 01, Cambridge: Sri Lanka's Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe will deliver an oration on the Indian Ocean and its significance today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The speech titled "Indian Ocean: The vortex of destiny" is co-sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies and MIT-India Program.

Wickremasinghe, the former prime minister of Sri Lanka is currently a Robert E. Wilhelm fellow at the Center for International Studies at MIT.

During his one-month fellowship started on 08 April 2014, Wickremasinghe was engaged in studying how to formulate a constitution sans an executive presidency. He was also working with faculty and students interested in Asian regional issues.

The Robert E. Wilhelm fellowship is awarded to individuals who have held senior positions in public life and is open, for example, to heads of non-profit agencies, senior officials at the State Department or other government agencies, including ambassadors, or senior officials from the UN or other multilateral agencies.

Wickremasinghe's lecture will be delivered at MIT Building 4-370 from 5:30p-7:00p and attendance is free to the public.

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