Northern Provincial Chief Minister’s Ministry arranged a cultural Walk for awareness on the development of tourism sector related on north culture and tradition on 25th of September 2017.
Chief Minister of the Northern Province Justice.C.V.Wigneswaran started the public walk at the Jaffna Railway station. In this walk, tourism related institutes, hotels, Government Institutions staff, University lectures, Jaffna University College students and public participated. Also Traditional cultural events, Traditional musical instruments and Antique vehicles have shown with the traditions of the north.
A seminar also organized by Chief Minister’s ministry on that evening regarding the tourism sector development related on north traditions and culture. Mrs. Rubini Varathalingam, Secretary to the Chief Minister’s Ministry chaired the event. Dr. K.Sarveswaran, Provincial Minister of Education participated as Chief Guest on behalf of Chief Minister. Mrs. Ananthy Sasitharan, Provincial Minister of Women Affairs participated as special guest in the event. S. Thavarasa, Opposition leader, Northern Provincial Council, Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of Department, Divisional Secretaries and staffs also participated.
During this event Chief Minister’s Ministry was published the Preliminary Strategic Plan for tourism development, Tour Guide book and Handouts with tourism information and also launched the Northern Provincial official website for tourism sector.