Provincial Sustainable Development Dialogue with Senior Officers of Eastern Province on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Eastern Province was organized by the Provincial Planning Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Wildlife & Regional Development on 28th September 2018 at JKAB Park, Hotel, Trincomalee.
With an objective to achieve the successful implementation processes of SDGs in the Eastern Province through bilateral contribution from provincial & district administration of the Eastern Province, this awareness programme was conducted, adhering the Government’s emerging trend on achieving Sustainable Development Goals towards attaining the global necessity. Incorporating capital development programmes of provincial and district administration with the real concept of SDG & its implementation was importantly insisted at this event. As well, a huge necessity for formulating separate SDG implementation plans by the provincial agencies & district secretariats based on the set SDG indicators was too emphasized to achieve the SDG targets at every sector level.
Eng.A.Velmanickam, Deputy Chief Secretary- Engineering Services chaired the programme on behalf of the Chief Secretary-Eastern Province. Dr.M.M.S.S.B. Yalegama, Additional Secretary Ministry of Sustainable Development, Wildlife & Regional Development as a Chief Resource facilitated the entire programme with the support of Mr. Mr.Pradeep Saputhanthri Director from the line Ministry. The Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries,Heads of Departments and other senior officials from EPC and Additional District Secretaries & other relevant senior officials from district administration participated in the programme.