The Northern Provincial Council’s Leader of the House, C.V.K.Sivagnanam said that another resolution will be adopted calling the president to hand over the President’s Palace located at Kankesanthurai to the NPC.
The Northern Provincial Council adopted a resolution in 2016 calling for the handing over of the Presidential Palace to the NPC. In a context where the state leader not showing any response, the NPC had sent a reminder to the President.
However the President Maithripala Sirisena is intent on leasing the palace built by former President Mahindha Rajapakse, to a foreign Investor. When the Leader of the House was asked about the action the NPC will take, he had said that they will adopt another resolution regarding the matter and send it to the President.