Northern Province Chief to meet Prez and PM today


Chief Minister of Northern Province C.V. Vigneswaran will meet President Maithripala Sirisena in a special meeting at his office.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will also participate in the meeting.

The objective of the meeting is to discuss with regard to the problem of lands in the north.

The Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial council noted that the President has made a pledge, the lands of the northern people would not be acquired for any purpose by the government.

He further noted that, based on this belief, he would participate in the impending meeting.

The Chief Minister also intends to discuss the preparation of permanent policies for the resettlement process.