An agreement regarding development has been signed between Toronto city and Jaffna town yesterday. Toronto City Mayor, John Terry signed on behalf of Toronto City and the CM NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran and the Jaffna Municipal Commissioner Vakeesan signed on behalf of Jaffna. The signing was held in the Auditorium of the Jaffna Public Library.
This Agreement is on the lines of providing corporation in Education, Economic Development and how to obtain assistance through them.
During the discussion on this agreement, the City Mayor said that lot of Tamil people are living in Toronto and with their Assistance, additional assistance will be provided by the Canadian Government to develop the Economy of Jaffna.
The CM presented the Mayor with a specially modelled map of the Northern Province and the Mayor reciprocated with a souvenir.
On behalf of the Toronto City, Advisers on Economic Development and the Chief Adviser participated in this meeting while the Leader of the House, NPC, C,V,K, Sivagnanam, and Ministers and Members of the NPC participated on behalf of Jaffna District.