Mr.A.Pathinathan assumed office on 02nd February 2015 at Chief Secretary’s Secretariat. He is a special grade officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS). Previously he worked as Government Agent of Monaragala district and now has been appointed as Chief Secretary of Northern Province.
In view of Public Administration circular No. 28/2014, today the Northern Provincial Council commenced its administrative functions on the 1st working day of the year 2015 by organizing a special programme with the participation of all government officials for emphasizing the necessity of inculcating and attitudinal change in all public servants for committing to transform Sri Lanka as an emerging economy in Asia.
The World Bank along with Operations and Monitoring Support Unit (OMSU) for the Transforming the School Education System as the Foundation of a Knowledge Hub Project (TSEP) visited to the Northern Province to review the project progress from 27th to 28th November 2014.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and French Development Agency (FDA) review mission for Jaffna – Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project (JKWSSP) visited to the Northern Province to review the project progress during 24th to 29th November 2014.
An agreement was signed between Northern Provincial Council and Joule Power Private Limited & Beta Power Private Limited to get the financial assistance to the Northern Provincial Council on Corporate Social Responsibility for a period of 20 years.
The Provincial Planning Committee meeting was held on 29th and 30th of September 2014 under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Mrs. R.Wijialudchumi at NPC Conference Hall, Public Library, Jaffna.