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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 105

“Watering the North and East - Facilitating inclusive Development" – Public Seminar by Pathfinder

Colombo, 19 November, (

As the governments development strategy is placing high priority on the Northern and Eastern Provinces, the Pathfinder Foundation (PF), is organizing a public seminar on “Watering the North and East - Facilitating inclusive Development".

This public seminar will be held at the BMICH Committee Room E on the 20th November 2013 from 09.45 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The main presentation will be made by Mr. K A Upali Imbulana, Consultant (Irrigation Engineer), Mahaweli Consultancy Bureau. Mr. Imbulana's presentation will mainly focus on the policy reforms and recommendations required to provide water and facilitate development in the said provinces.

Other presentations will be made by Dr. S. S. Sivakumar, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna, Nishantha Kamaladasa, Chief Executive Officer, Distance Learning Centre Ltd. and S. Raveendran Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Jaffna.

After these presentations the floor will be open for an in depth discussion on relevant issues and policy recommendations to be made to the government. This session will be chaired by Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Deputy Chairman, The Pathfinder Foundation.

- Asian Tribune -

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