A joint action plan is being launched for the development process in the North. It is expected to seek the contribution of voluntary organization in this connection.
Minister Basil Rajapaksa expressed this view at a meeting held with the heads international organizations at the Presidential Secretariat. Representatives from 12 organizations including United Nations Development Programme, World Health Organization, International Labour Organization and World Food Programme participated at the meeting. The Minister said that assistance from voluntary organizations is required to uplift fisheries industry and agriculture in the north.