Parliamentarians who are presently in the island attending the 58th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) in Colombo arrived in Jaffna for a visit yesterday on a special flight.
The delegation received a warm welcome at the Palaly Airport on their arrival last morning. Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development Douglas Devananda, Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and Jaffna Government Agent S. Arumainayagam were present at the airport to welcome the Commonwealth Parliamentarians.
Later, the delegation set off to get firsthand experience on the progress of Government-augmented development work and to see housing projects and resettlement areas in Jaffna. They will also visit Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu areas.