Wigneswaran receives the Chief Ministerial letter of appointment

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 - 12:50



C. V. Wigneshwaran, who was the team leader of the Tamil National Alliance, which obtained the majority in the Northern Provincial Council, has received the appointment of Chief Minister of the Northern Province.


Speaking to our news team TNA parliamentarian M. A. Sumandiran stated that the appointment letter confirming the appointment sent by the Northern Provincial Governor’s office was received this morning.


The TNA won 30 out of the 38 seats of the Northern Province and C. V. Wigneshawaran received in excess of 1 hundred and 30 thousand preferential votes.


The TNA is scheduled to hold another discussion tomorrow in Jaffna to decide on the provincial council ministerial posts and a decision regarding the swearing in of the chief minister and other provincial council ministers will also be decided during this discussion.

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