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 Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) in collaboration with the Eastern Provincial Council is implementing numerous national reconciliation programs in affected areas in Eastern Province to restore livelihood through increasing access to rural economic activities.
In this regard a ceremony was held in Salappaiaru Kuchchaveli D.S Division on 27th March 2019 to distribute livelihood inputs in productive economic sectors such as livestock and fisheries.