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.
Sri Lanka Urban Development Authority and World Bank Preparation Mission consultants met the Chief Minister Justice C.V.Wigneswaran at his office to appraise the feasibility of the Jaffna city project on 20th January 2016.
This project would be implemented during the next five years from 2016 to 2021. Objective of the project is to redevelop Urban Services and Infrastructure of the Jaffna city area to pave the way for future urban development activities.
During the discussion Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council, Provincial Ministers, Provincial Council members, Chief Secretary, Officials from Urban Development Authority and Chief Minister’s Ministry also participated.