British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Sara Hulton called on Governor of Northern Province Dr.Suren Raghavan today (14).
During the meeting, the Governor briefed the High Commissioner on the post-war Northern Province activities. The Governor said they were working to raise the living standards of marginalized people.
Governor also briefed on the Cooperative Development Bank. He pointed out this bank will be the most effective bank in the future for the development of the people of the Northern Province. He said he was looking forward to the help of the British Government for the development of the Co-operative Bank.
“The Northern Province is ready to work with the British High Commission to maintain gender equality in the Northern Province. I anticipate the next Chief Minister or Governor of the Northern Province should be a woman.” Governor also added.
The British High Commissioner said the meeting was constructive. He also congratulated the Governor’s activities and initiatives. He also said that he is ready to work together in the future.