The Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Mr. Thorbjorn Gaustadsether had a courtesy visit to the Chief Secretary’s Office on 07th Feb 2019 and had discussion with the Chief Secretary, Northern Province Mr.Pathinathan in regard to the ongoing development activities in the Northern Province.
71st Independence Day celebration was held on 04th February 2019 at the premises of the Chief Secretary’s Secretariat, Northern Province.
The first provincial steering committee meeting on the Rural Infrastructure Development Project in Emerging Regions (RIDEP) was held on 29.01.2019 under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Northern Province Mr.A.Pathinathan at the auditorium of the Chief Secretary’s Office, Kaithady.
The knowledge sharing programme on Management Information System (MIS) with UVA provincial officers and Northern provincial officers was held on 24.01.2019 at Council Secretariat conference hall and on 25.01.2019 at Chief Secretary’s Secretariat conference hall.
The opening ceremony of the office of Rural Infrastructure Development Project in Emerging Regions (RIDEP) funded by JICA was held on 01st January 2019. Chief Secretary of Northern Province A. Pathinathan participated in this ceremony and declared opened the office. The project office for Northern Province is located at No. 225, Main Street, Jaffna.
On the directive of the President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, the first working day of the year – 2019 was convened at 9.00 am on 1st January, 2019 at the premises of the Chief Secretary’s Secretariat, Kaithady with the presence of the Deputy Chief Secretary – Finance, Administration, Engineering Services, Chief Internal Audit, Chief Accountants, the staff officers and the officers attached to Chief Secretary’s Cluster.