President Maithripala Sirisena paid a special visit to Jaffna on 26th May 2015 and met mother and brother of the Pungudutivu student Vithya who was recently subjected to sexual torture and killed. He extended his sympathies to the family. The meeting held at Governor’s Secretariat, Jaffna.
On the request of Postgraduate Institute of Management, an Awareness program on Masters of Public Administration – 2015 was organized by Management Development Training Unit (MDTU) on 05 May 2015 at the Public Library hall, Jaffna.
The 1st Quarter Provincial Planning Committee Meeting and Provincial Project Coordinating Committee Meeting were held on 09th of April 2015 under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary Mr.A.Paththinathan at NPC Conference Hall, Public Library, Jaffna.
The 1st quarter Secretaries Committee Meeting for the year 2015, was held on 20thMarch, 2015 at Chief Secretary’s Secretariat to review the progress on Annual Development Plan, Financial and Administrative matters.
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited Northern Province of Sri Lanka for the first time on 14th March 2015. First he visited Mannar and officially launched the train service between Mannar-Talaimannar.
The Deputy Country Representative of UNICEF for Sri Lanka Ms. Paula Bulancea visited to the Northern Province to meet with the UNICEF partners and provincial authorities to discusses the about the situation of Education, Nutrition and Children in this area and future UNICEF – GOSL programming for the development of Northern Province.