A one-day orientation programme for the newly elected Northern Provincial Council members was organized at Tilko Hotel, Jaffna by the Northern Provincial Council with the cooperation of the Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils. Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri and the Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council CV Vigneswaran participated as chief guests and initiated the programme.
Provincial council system & procedures, code of conduct, statutes, 13th amendment, Act No 42 of 1987 regarding the provincial councils and many other important matters were explained to the members of the provincial council. Relevant handouts and books were also distributed by Governor’s Secretariat and Asia Foundation.
Ministers of NPC, Chief Secretary of Northern Province Mrs.R.Wijialudchumi, officials from Local Govt Ministry and Asia Foundation also took part inthis event.