“Rising of East-2018” Mega Agricultural Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Agriculture Eastern Province in collaboration with the Departments under its purview was ceremonially declared opened by the Hon Governor of Eastern Province Rohitha Bogollagama on 19th September 2018 at In-Service Training Institute, Karadiyanaru, Batticaloa.
According to the instruction given by Chief Secretary, Eastern Province a one day training programme on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was conducted to the Local Authorities which comes under purview of Regional Assistant Commissioner of Local Government (RACLG), Trincomalee on 18.09.2018 at RACLG office conference hall at 9.00 a.m. Commissioner of Local Government-Eastern Province, Regional Assistant Commissioner of Local Government-Trincomalee, Director Planning from Chief Ministry and Senior Officials from Planning Secretariat were also presented at this programme. Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretaries were participated at this training programme. Eng.A.S.Gowripalan who is a trained resource person on SDG was conducted the programme.
On the invitation of Hon.Rohitha Bogollagama, the Indian high commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr.Taranjit Singh Sandu has paid visit to the Management Development Training Unit and delivered an address to the provincial public officers. In his speech he has pointed out about the Indian contribution to the development of East. Further, he has indicated the training opportunities in India for Sri Lankan Public officers. Chief Secretary, Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries & other Senior officers were participate for this event. This event was organized by Deputy Chief Secretary (P&T) and Management Development Training Unit.
Sectoral progress review of the Chief Ministry was held on 10.09.2018 at 10.00 AM at Chief Ministry’s conference hall with the presiding of Mr. U.L.A Azeez, Secretary of Chief Ministry Eastern Province. Senior officials of Chief Ministry, Deputy Chief Secretary (Planning) and heads of the departments and other institutions which come under the purview of this ministry participated at this meeting and presented the progress of AIP 2018 and raised the issues faced during the implementation phase.
There was a detailed discussion on the progress of the works and issues faced by the implementing agencies. It was emphasized to expedite the implementation work and maintain the sustainability of the works for the benefit of the people.
Management Development Training Unit has organized a special workshop on “Need for the Understanding of Human Behavior” for Executive Officials on 16 August 2018 at MDTU Auditorium with an International Resource Person Dr. K. Maron, Professor and Director of Sri Sai Ram Institute of Management Studies, Chennai, India. Deputy Chief Secretary- Personnel and Training, Secretaries, Department Heads and several senior officials were participated in this event.
Ambassador of Japan His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma Called on Governor of Eastern Province Hon Rohitha Bogollagama at Governor's Secretariat Trincomalee, Chief Secretary Eastern Province Mr.D.M.Sarath Abayagunawardana also participated at the official meeting.
The 2nd Provincial Planning Committee Meeting of EPC for the year 2018 was held on 02nd August 2018 at 9.00 a.m. at the EPC Conference Hall, Varothayanagar, Trincomalee under chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, EPC with the participation of the Secretaries, Deputy Chief Secretaries, Heads of Departments & relevant senior officers of EPC, representatives from three District Secretariats and senior officials from Central Bank as well.
The event for the Appointment to the 9 Public Health Laboratory Technician was held on 06-08-2018 at Provincial Department of Health Services, Trincoamlee under the patronage of Dr.S.Arulkumaran, Provincial Director of Health Services, Eastern Province. and Dr.V.Premananth, MO-Planning, Provincial Department of Health Services, joined with occasion.
Office of the Deputy Chief Secretary- Personnel and Training and Management Development Training Unit have jointly organized six days special second language crash course- Sinhala, from 01.08.2018- 06.08.2018 for minor grade employees in Trincomalee district. National Institute of Language Education and Training has provided the Resource Personnel for this training.
Office of the Deputy Chief Secretary- Personnel and Training and Management Development Training Unit have jointly organized six days special second language crash course- Tamil, from 01.08.2018- 06.08.2018 for minor grade employees in Trincomalee district. National Institute of Language Education and Training has provided the Resource Personnel for this training.
Governor of the Eastern Province Hon. Rohitha Bogollagama attended the 91st anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army of China at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo. The Ambassador of China HE Mr. Chang Xueyuan received Hon. Governor at the function. Dr. Dilshani Bogollagama, daughter of Hon. Governor also attended the ceremony.