Chief Minister of the Northern Province Justice Wigneswaran addressed a press conference in Canada. He was accompanied by strategic advisor Karthikeyan, Markham Councillor Logan Kanapathi and Ayyadurai from the organizing committee.
During his address, Wigneswaran spoke on several matters including current political situation and the role the diaspoara can play. He added that the international community can also pressure the Sri Lankan government to meet its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He emphasized that SDG number 16 is in consonance with the current roadmap taken by the Northern Province. SDG number 16 aims to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions all levels.