American Envoy to UN, Samantha Power is visiting the North today. She will arrive at Palaly by a special flight at around 0900hrs and will first meet the Governor at his Secretariat. She will meet the Chief Minister of NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran , at 1000hrs at his office. Thereafter she will proceed to Osmania College, Jaffna at 1100 hrs. to declare open a building constructed with the financial assistance of American Government. At 1200hrs she is participating in a Lunch-meeting with Woman Leadership families and Civil Society representatives at a specially organized venue.
She will visit “Uthayan News Paper” Office at around 1300 hrs and willlook around Jaffna Library at 1400 hrs. She will be welcomed with Traditional Dances and she is expected to announce about the American Government grant for the establishment of an preserving archives for ” Ola manuscripts”, before returning to Colombo at around 1500 hrs.