During the Palmyra Development Week cultural programmes related with Palmyra were organized by Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Province with the coordination of Palm Producers Development Co-operative Societies in Northern Province. The cultural events were held on the stage of Late Dr. Kandaiah Kanagarasa stadium every day.
The World Environment Day was celebrated on the concept of “FIGHT AGAINST THE ILLEGAL TRADE IN WILDLIFE” by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Services, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Environment, Water supply, Food supply and distributions and Co-operative Development, NP with the coordination of Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports and Youth Affairs NP at Kalaimagal Maha Viddiyalaiyam, Nellukkulam, Vavuniya on 03rd June 2016.
A Commemorative postal stamp for Visvalingam Veerasingam Father of Co-operative Moment was released on 27th May 2016 at Veerasingam Hall, Jaffna.
Farm Machinery Distribution Ceremony under PSDG 2016 programme was organized by the Department of Agriculture, Vavuniya on 3rd of May 2016 at Government Seed Production Farm, Vavuniya