Tamil Diplomat

There are moves to deprive PCs of powers and funds: EP Chief Minister

Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed has warned that there are subtle moves by certain extremist elements to take away the powers enjoyed by the provincial councils and reduce the funds allocated to these councils.
He was addressing an even held at Eravor Al Jubriya Colelge. Eravur Pradesa Divisional Secretay Mohamd Haniffa presided. He stated that he and some other chief ministers have taken up this matter with both President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.