A Palm Development Fund will be set up. The opening ceremony of this move was held at the Temple trees Yesterday under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.
The aim of establishing this fund is to develop the war torn areas in the north and east. The prime minister stated that this fund will also grant money for other development projects in the other two provinces.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to spend development funds in an effective manner. He added that the present government is committed to accelerate the development in the north and east.