The President has directly intervened to look into the progress made in the development process and the lives of people in the North. Another progress review meeting is currently being held in Vavuniya.
The Provincial level progress review meeting is currently being held under the patronage of President Rajapaksa who provided leadership to eliminate terrorism that prevailed for 30 years. The meeting is being held at the Security Forces Headquarters in Wanni.
The President is making inquiries from the officials concerned about the progress made in the programmes mooted under the Uthuru Wasanthaya programme. He informed the officials that the Government was doing everything possible to uplift the lives of the people in the North and they should be fully committed towards the programme.
The President was accorded a Guard of Honour at the Security forces Headquarters. All Parliamentarians and Ministers representing the Northern Province, Secretaries to the Ministries and Senior Government Officials are present at the meeting. This will be the last of the series of provincial level meetings as the next meeting will be held at the District level.