The Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Grete Lochen and her officials visited to Northern Province and had discussion with the Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V. Wigneswaran at his residence in Jaffna on 12th February 2014.
Ministers of Northern Provincial Council had a meeting with the Chief Secretary, Secretaries and Deputy Chief Secretaries on 11th February 2014 at Chief Minister’s Secretariat Conference Hall, Jaffna.
A delegation headed by Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Chair of United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific visited Jaffna and called the Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice CV. Wigneswaran at his residence in Jaffna on 11 February 2014 and had discussion on development activities in the war affected areas in the Northern Province.
Opening ceremony of Vaikarai – The health care center for spinal cord injured people, Pampaimadu Ayurveda Hospital premises was held on 17th January 2014. The Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V.Wigneswaran participated as the chief guest and ceremonially declared open the center.
After the establishment of the Northern Provincial Council the Chief Minister’s first meeting with the Chief Secretary, Secretaries and Heads of Departments was held on 16th January 2014 at 9.30 am at Chief Minister’s Secretariat Conference Hall, Jaffna.
Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council C.V. Vigneswaran took oaths under his ministry portfolios before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees on 17th October 2013.
He was sworn in as the Minister of Finance & Planning, Law and Order, Lands, Road Development, Electricity, Housing & Construction, Water Supply, Co-operative Development, Social Service & Rehabilitation, Women's Affairs, Industries & Enterprise Promotion, Tourism, Local Government & Provincial Administration and Food Supply and Distribution.