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Toastmasters district officers from Asia meet in Colombo for mid-year training

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A major event in the Toastmasters International calendar is the mid-year training provided for the district officers. This year, the training for the officers of Regions 13 and 14 is being conducted at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo. More than 50 district officers from Sri Lanka, India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam are here in Colombo at the Hilton, attending the training sessions. It is a privilege for Sri Lanka to be hosting this important international event, which is being conducted by the three Regional Advisors, two International Directors, the Chief Executive Officer of Toastmasters International Daniel Rex and the International President of Toastmasters International, Distinguished Toastmaster Arunasalam Balraj, who is a Sri Lankan.

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