A Special Task Force for the Development of North and East led by the President and with 48 members has been formed. The TNA MPs have been excluded by the Government in the formation of this Task Force. However the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has been included in the Task Force.
This Task force has been formed to undertake regulation, integration and continuous evaluation of the Development Projects in North and East.
Although Vanni MP for SLFP, Cader Musthan has been included in this Task Force, All MPs of TNA have been excluded from it along with Ankajan Ramanathan (SLFP), and Wijekala Maheswaran (UNP)
The Gazette notification for this has been published by the Actg. Secretary of the president Maithripala Sirisena on orders from the President. V. Sivagnanasothy has been appointed as the secretary of the Force.