New Minister for Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports & Youth Affairs. Dr.Kandiah Sarveswaran assumed his duties on 29th June 2017 at his office located at Nallur, Jaffna.
Acting Secretary of Education Ministry S.Sathiyaseelan and the staff of the Ministry office welcomed the Minister at the Ministry premises in the traditional manner at the auspicious time on Thursday, 29th June 2017. A staff conference was conducted at the conference hall. Subsequently he signed the document of assuming duties.
Minister of Women Affairs Mrs.Ananthi Sasitharan, Provincial Council Member Mr.K.Sivajilingam, Assistant Secretary to the Ministry of Education Mrs. B.Abiramy, Provincial Director of Education S.Uthaykumar and other high ranking officials took part in the event.