House warming ceremony of the newly built office for the Hon' Chief Minister and his ministry at the Northern Provincial Council building complex was held today (12.02.2016) at the auspicious time between 8 am and 10 am.
Human Rights Commissioner for UN Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and the delegation made an official visit to Northern province of Sri Lanka in order to observe the post-conflict progress on human rights issues and other development activities carried out throughout the province. During the visit they met the Hon' Chief Minister Justice C.V.Wigneswaran and the Provincial Ministers at the Chief Minister’s office in Jaffna on 07th February 2016 and had a discussion regarding the current situation of the province.
Under the World Bank funded project “Sri Lanka Strategic City Development Project (SCDP)” scheme, Jaffna city will be developed with the additional financing to the ongoing SCDP in important cities of Sri Lanka. This project is already implemented in Kandy and Galle. World Bank Preparation Mission is doing the feasible studies on development project for Jaffna city for last three months.
A seminar on “Constitutional Models of Power Sharing, Challenges and Perspectives in Multi Ethnic Societies” organized by Institute of Constitutional Studies with the collaboration of Fribourg University, Switzerland and the Government of Switzerland on 18th January 2016 at 10.30 am at the Public Library Auditorium, Jaffna. Chief Minister Justice C.V.Wigneswaran presided the seminar.
There are 640 officers and employees receiving their appointments today at the Northern Provincial Council. 190 Management Assistants, 11 Cultural Officers and 109 Drivers have been given appointments through Competitive Examinations.