PTF meeting discusses development projects
Northern Province Governor G.A. Chandrasiri chaired the meeting of
the Presidential Task Force (PTF) for Resettlement, Development and
Security held at the auditorium of the Vavuniya District Secretariat
recently. PTF secretary S.B. Divaratne was also present at the meeting.
It was decided that all development projects should be carried out by
INGOs and NGOs in the Northern Province after getting approval from PTF
for Resettlement, Development and Security. It was emphasized that the
projects should be coordinated with the Government Agent of the
respective district and Northern Provincial Council. Projects undertaken
by the INGOs and NGOs were also reviewed in detail.
They also discussed the Indian Housing Project by which 49,000 houses
are to be reconstructed . The process of identifying the suitable
beneficiaries is in progress.
Asst. Secretary of the PTF for Resettlement, Development and
Security, Govt. Agents of the province, Northern Province Chief
Secretary R. Wijialaudchumi, deputy chief secretaries, secretaries and
heads of departments, divisional secretaries and representatives of
INGOs and NGOs also attended the meeting.