Minister Basil Rajapkase will release himself of handling the Northern spring programme from 21st.

Monday, 09 September 2013 - 8:25


Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa who is the pioneer of the Uthuru Wasanthaya program launched to develop  the Northern Province, in a historic Vaddukkoddai declaration on Sunday proclaimed that he would stop handling Uthuru Wasanthaya program  soon after the declaration of the first ever northern Provincial Council election on September 22nd 2013.

Minister Basil Rajapaksa made this statement when he addressed a political meeting in support of the UPFA members contesting the forthcoming Northern Provincial Council election at Chittankerny in the Valikamam west Vaddukkoddai electorate

The Minister speaking at this meeting where Minister Douglas Devananda presided said that Vaddukkoddai was a historic place which has many a political histories to its fame.

The minister said therefore from this historic place he was declaring that he would stop handling Uthuru Wasanthaya Program from September 22nd and pass the onus of continuing this program for the benefit of entire northerners on the shoulder of the new provincial council which will be elected by the people of the province"