President Maithripala Sirisena chaired the discussion on the progress of the development programmes in the Northern Province on June 12 at the District Secretariat in Jaffna. The discussion focused on the development plans for the Northern Province.
President Sirisena directed the officials to provide essential facilities including roads, health, education and drinking water to the people speedily. The meeting also discussed about the process of resettlement.
The President also directed the officials to appoint a Committee comprising of an Additional Secretary to the President, officials from the Environment Authority, Forest Department and Department of Wildlife Conservation, in this regard.
The Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C.V. Vigneswaran, Governor Reginald Cooray, Ministers Rajitha Senarathne, D.M. Swaminathan, Duminda Disanayake, District Parliamentarians, public servants, including the Jaffna District Secretary participated on this occasion.