The ceremonial inauguration of issuing appointment letters to those who were selected to fill 196 number of vacancies in the Northern Provincial Development Officer Service took place on 19th March 2018 at 09:30 am in J/St Patrick’s College.
His Excellency the President Maithiripala Srisena attended as Chief guest for this event and issued appointment letters for 10 graduates as the token issue.
Further, Opposition Leader of Parliament R Sampanthan, Member of Parliament M. Senathirajah, Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council C.V. Wigneswaran, Sri Lankan cardinal of the Catholic Church Rt. Rev. Albert Malcolm Ranjith, Roman Catholic diocese – Jaffna Bishop Rt. Rev. Justin Gnanapragasam, Government Agent – Jaffna and Chief Secretary of Northern Provincial Council too have participated.
Subsequently, the second phase of this ceremony held at 12:00 pm at the Auditorium of District Secretariat – Jaffna where 186 graduates were awarded with appointment letter.
At this ceremony, Chairmen of Northern Provincial Council K Sivagnanam, Opposition leader of of Northern Provincial Council S.Thavarajah, Provincial Minister of Agriculture K Sivanesan, Provincial Council Members, Government Agent – Jaffna, Secretary to the Hon. Governor, Provincial Ministries Secretaries & Department Heads of Northern Provincial Council have participated.