Ministers invade Jaffna prior to Presidential Election announcement

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 19:11 GMT]
With the announcement of President Election expected to take place any time government ministers and deputy ministers have begun to visit Jaffna with the aim to gather support for President Mahinda Rajapakse, media sources in Jaffna said. Similar invasion of ministers to Jaffna had also taken place prior to the recent Jaffna Municipal Council (JMC) election but having won it the ministers have not stepped in Jaffna since then, the sources observed. The ministers and deputy ministers from Colombo now in Jaffna visit government departments in Jaffna meeting the public and officers.

Mahindanada Aluthgamage
Deputy Education Minister, Sachithananthan who arrived from Colombo visited the Department of Education and schools in Jaffna while the Minister of Power, Mahindanada Aluthgamage and Minister of Justice Dilan Perera are also in Jaffna now.

Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare, Douglas Devnanada, based in Jaffna is working for the government.

President Mahinda Rajapakse’s senior advisor, Vasudeva Nanayakkara who had been staying in Jaffna in the last few days studying the current situation in Jaffna peninsula has returned to Colombo.

Another batch of government ministers and their deputies are expected to come to Jaffna prior to the announcement of Presidential Election, sources in Jaffna said.

 

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