Eastern Provincial Council Chief Minister Ahamad Nazeer participated in a luncheon held at the Navy camp in Trincomalee.
International Trade Affairs Minister Malik Samarawickrama also participated in the event, which was hosted for the visiting Singaporean Minister H. Easwaran.
A discussion was also held at the Provincial Council building complex with regard to the eastern development activities.
Meanwhile, views were expressed at several media conferences held in Colombo today, concerning the incident where Chief Minister Ahamad Nazeer reprimanded a navy officer.
Addressing a media conference convened by the National Movement to protect war heroes, Venerable Bengamuwe Nalaka Thera noted that chief ministers are using powers according to their whims.
Meanwhile, Leader of the National Freedom Front MP Wimal Weerawansa also expressed his views during a media conference organized by his party in Colombo today.
MP Wimal Weerawansa noted that the relevant Chief Minister has influenced the Navy to halt the actions taken against him, instead of expressing apologies to the particular Navy officer.