Three day training program for improving the skills of the service providers in the tourism industry with the objective of promoting tourism in the eastern region held at Kulakottan training centre in Trincomalee.Inauguration ceremony of this 3 day training program held under the chairmanship of A.S.M.Fayis, General Manager Eastern province tourism Bureau. Australian volunteer Miss Lisa, tourism expert Mr Pascal, development officer of EPTB Mr Jaasir and other officials were also taken part on this occasion.
A One-day Training Programme on Internet & Email was conducted by MDTU for Tamil medium Officials on 17 July 2019 at MDTU ICT Lab, Trincomalee. Mr.A.Pratheepan, Development Officer and Mr.S.Shanjith, ICT Assistant were served as the Resource Persons of this Training Programme.
A Training Programme on Sustainable Development Goals was conducted by MDTU for Tamil medium Officers on 15 July 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee. Mr. A.S.M. Fayis, Director Planning Ministry of Health has served as the Resource Person of this Training Programme.
A cheque awarding ceremony to Trincomalee District beneficiaries was held under patronage of new Governor of Eastern Province, Hon.Shan Wijayalal De silva at Governor’s Secretariat on 17.07.2019 at 3 P.M. At this occasion Hon.Governor handed over cheques to 18 homeless families to construct houses while 40 households were received financial assistance to construct toilets. Secretary, Chief Ministry-EP, Secretary to Hon.Governor, Chairman and General Manager of Eastern Province Housing Authority were also participated in this event.
The 1st Provincial Planning Committee Meeting of EPC for the year 2019 was chaired by the Chief Secretary on 08th July 2019 at 9.30 a.m. at the EPC Conference Hall, Varothayanagar, Trincomalee. District Secretaries of Batticaloa & Ampara , Secretaries , Deputy Chief Secretaries , Heads of Departments & other Seniors officials of EPC and Directors of Planning from three District Administration participated at this meeting.
The Second meeting of the District Development Forum of Batticaloa Distict was held under the chairmanship of new Governor for Eastern Province, Hon.Shan Wijayalal De Silva on 24th of June 2019 at District Secretariat, Batticaloa.This forum was initiated by the new Governor, with an intention to speed up the progress of the capital development activities being carried out by the various stakeholders including provincial and district administration in the district with mutual understanding and better collaboration among every entity.
Discussion on reviving and rebuilding the tourism sector from the affects after the Easter Sunday attack held on 20.06.2019 in Trincomalee with the chairmanship Indika Nalin the Chairman of Eastern Province Tourism Bureau. This was organized by the Eastern Province Tourism Bureau under the guidance of its General Manager Mr. A.S.M. Fayis.
The first meeting of the District Development Forum of Trincomalee Distict was held under the chairmanship of new Governor for Eastern Province, Hon.Shan Wijayalal De Silva on 18.06.2019 at District Secretariat, Trincomalee.
This forum was initiated by the new Governor, with an intention to speed up the progress of the capital development activities being carried out by the various stakeholders including provincial and district administration in the district with mutual understanding and better collaboration among every entity.
An Engineering Material Testing Laboratory unit was opened on 13.06.2019 at Urban Council, Trincomalee by Eastern Province Housing Authority (EPHA) in collaboration with Urban Council, Trincomalee according to the MOU signed between EPHA and UC, Trincomalee on the same day. This is a remarkable achievement in EPHA’s history and a long felt want too. This unit will carry out all tests to ensure the quality of all building materials at a reasonable cost. All revenue from this venture will be utilized for EPHA’s future development activities and to incur other expenditures without depending on the Consolidated Fund. At this event Secretary-Chief Ministry, Chairman-EPHA, General Manager-EPHA, DCS-Planning, DCS-Finance, Provincial Director of Buildings Department and Secretary-Urban Council, Trincomalee were also presented.
Former Southern Province Chief Minister Hon.Shan Wijayalal De Silva assumed duties as the new Eastern Province Governor at Governor Secretariat, Trincomalee on Monday (10-06-2019).
Eastern Province Chief Secretary Mr.D.M.Sarath Abayagunawardana. Ministry Secretaries and Department Heads were also present in this Occasion.
One day Training Programme on Role of the Drivers in Public Service was conducted by MDTU for Sinhala medium Drivers on 31 May 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee. Mr.D.H.Priyantha, Secretary (Pradeshiya Sabha – Kanthale) was served as the Resource Person of this Training Programme.