Friday, 10 October 2014 - 19:19
Northern Chief Minister refuses to participate in Presidents Jaffna meeting
Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran stated that he would not participate in the coordinating meeting to be presided by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Jaffna on the 13th of this month.
Replying to an invitation to the coordinating meeting of Jaffna, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi districts, Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has informed his stand, in a letter addressed to the President today.
The Chief Minister, in his letter to the President stated that the government has not discussed with the Northern Provincial Council about the land deeds distributing ceremony to be held in Kilinochchi on Monday.
The letter further stated that under such circumstances, the participation by the Chief Minister or the TNA Provincial Council members in political meetings of this nature would be futile.