A One-day Workshop on COPA Evaluation Procedure for Executive officers was conducted by MDTU on 26 August 2019 at MDTU Auditorium, Trincomalee. Mr. A.M.Mahir Superintendent of Audit, National Audit Office of Sri Lanka was served as the Resource Persons of this Workshop. Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of Departments and Senior Executive Officials were participated in this workshop.
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.
His Excellency David Mc Kinnon, the Canadian High Commissioner for Sri Lanka visited to Eastern Provincial Council along with his team on 27.08.2019 and had a brief conversation with the Chief Secretary on Peace Building Processes after the recent incident happened on 21.04.2019 in the country.
At this occasion, following a warm welcome by the Chief Secretary, an overview of the Eastern Provincial Council was briefed to the High Commissioner and his team. Mainly, subsequent of the recent disaster in the country, the current peace building programmes and the productive initiations of the EPC to ensure the peace and the harmony among the comminutes in the Eastern Province was sensitively discussed. The representation of the Religious leaders, youths and the women in this peace building processes was also conversed.
The Department of Motor traffic - Eastern Province has won the 3rd place in National level productivity competition in 2018. The awarding ceremony was held on 26th march 2019 in BMICH
The Department of Motor traffic –EP has won the golden award in Evaluation programme of the committee on public accounts financial year 2017. The awarding ceremony held on 05’th July 2019 in BMICH.
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.