Chief Secretary


Northern Provincial Council

Chief Secretary's Secretariat, Kandy Road,
Sri Lanka.

Tel: +94-21-2220843
Fax: +94-21-2220841

Discussion with World Bank Identification Mission for LRDP

The mission, The World Bank Identification Mission for Lagging Regions Development Project (LRDP) headed by Senior Urban Specialist Yarissa Lyngdoh Sommer visited Chief Secretary’s Secretariat on 19th June 2017 and had discussions with Chief Secretary and other provincial authorities.

S.Manoharan - Senior Rural Development Specialist/ Task Team Leader, Jessica Schmidt - Urban Development Specialist, Balakrishna Menon – Lead Urban Specialist and G.Wickramasinghe & S.Kugananthan – Consultants also participated in the discussion.

A brief meeting under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary along with the respective provincial authorities, Deputy Chief Secretary - Planning, Deputy Chief Secretary - Finance, Commissioner of Local Government and Director Planning was taken place at the Conference Hall of the Chief Secretary’s Secretariat.
The objectives, kick start the identification and preparation of the proposed Lagging Regions Development Project, meet with key agencies and government officers at the National, Provincial and Local Authorities to discuss the proposed project concept and brainstorm on project concept, design, implementation and institutional arrangements were discussed at the meeting.