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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

NEWS RELEASE NO. D / i 8

INTERNATIONAL BEACH MINING COURSE . ..

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S ands M ining u n d er th e Colombo P la n and S p e c i a l Commonwealth

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