New Eastern Province Chief Minister Najeeb A. Majeed says that development work required for all the people of the Eastern Province will be carried out without racial or religious discrimination.
Expressing his views to our news team after taking his oaths as the new Eastern Province Chief Minister before President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday, the new Chief Minister said that he hoped for the support of the TNA and also the SLMC for carrying out the functions of the Eastern Provincial Council.
The new Chief Minister said further that both these parties had not expressed any objection in his appointment as Chief Minister.
Meanwhile Eastern Province new Chief Minister Najeeb A. Majeed met SLMC leader Minister Rauf Hakeem last evening.
The meeting took place at the Minister's official residence.
SLMC Media Advisor Dr. A. R. A. Hafees said that Minister Rauf Hakeem pledged maximum support for the future activities of the Eastern Province.