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Chief Ministers meet President

He news 2017 6 20 1President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the importance of taking a policy decision to fulfill the shortage of teachers and having a independent scheme in teacher transfers.

 



He stressed these points when he met the provincial Chief Ministers yesterday (19th June) at the Presidential Secretariat.


The meeting was held with the participation of all Provincial Chief Ministers and several Cabinet Ministers to find solutions to the problems which emerged at the 33rd Chief Ministers’ Summit held recently.


Finding solutions to the teacher shortage at provincial level was discussed at length while the President inquired about the recruitment scheme of graduate teachers too.


President Sirisena instructed the officials to call for applications and hold the examinations to recruit new persons to the administrative service annually.


It was also discussed to have a day to call officers working in the provinces and the cabinet of ministers will be apprised and take necessary action in this regard.


The President Sirisena said that there should be a good rapport between the central government and the provincial authorities to expedite the development work undertaken by the provinces as well as other services.


Chief Minister of North Central Provincial Council Peshala Jayaratna thanked the President for releasing 100 percent of the allocated funds this year.



Ministers Vajira Abeywardena, Mangala Samaraweera, Rajitha Senaratna, Faizer Musthapha, Finance Ministry secretary, ministry secretaries as well as provincial secretaries attended the meeting.

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