Jaffna District Development annual meeting postponed
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 18 February 2009, 16:19 GMT]
The annual meeting of the Coordinating Committee to plan the future development schemes for Jaffna district scheduled to take place Thursday has been postponed due to security reasons, Jaffna Secretariat sources said. An event of issuing appointments by the Northern Province Governor on Thursday in Jaffna too has been postponed for the same reason, sources in Jaffna said. The annual Jaffna District Development meeting has been postponed for the fourth time since its inception in 2006, the sources said.
Jaffna Government Agent (GA) K. Ganesh had informed that the above development committee meeting will be held Thursday under the joint chairmanship of Minister Douglas Devenanda, the head of the Special Action Committee for Northern Province, Northern Provincial Council Governor, Retd. Army officer, Dickson Sarathchandra Dela and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Jaffna district parliamentarian, Mavai Senathirajah.
The other TNA parliamentarians of Jaffna district were to participate in the development committee meeting according to GA’s information.