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.
The forum was started with welcome address by District Secretary, Trincomalee followed by a remark on objective of the meeting by the acting Chief Secretary, Mrs.J.J.Muraleetharan. The Deputy Chief Secretary-Planning presented an overview of the Capital Development Programmes being implemented by the provincial agencies in Trincomalee while Director Planning for Kachcheri Trincomalee delivered the detail of programmes of district administration.
Hon. Governor, in his keynote address, expressed his utmost expectation from every official, requesting for everyone’s great commitment and contribution for ensuring a better service delivery to the needy people on time. Further, he kindly insisted each and every official to productively work within their mandatory functions, imposing their respective dedicated powers, not diverting their office responsibility to other’s shoulders. He, in addition, revealed his full support and guidance in resolving any obstacle found in the province for the benefit of the people in the province.
The Secretaries, Heads of Departments, other senior officials from Provincial Council and senior officials from Kachcheri, Trincomalee, Divisional Secretaries and other officials from divisional administration of Trincomalee district attended the meeting.