Oct 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's major Tamil party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has appointed four provincial ministers to the Northern Provincial Council today.
The Tamil coalition party won 30 seats of the 38-member Council at the elections held on September 21.
The party has elected P. Aingaranesan of Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) as the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Water Supply and Environment.
Former Director of Education in Kilinochchi, T. Kurukularajah has been appointed as the Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs
P. Sathyalingam has been appointed as the Minister of Health while P. Deniswaran is the Minister of Fisheries, Transport and Rural Development.
C.V. Kandiah Sivagnanam was appointed as the Chairman of the Northern PC while Antony Jeganathan was appointed as Vice Chairman.
The new ministers and the councilors of the Council are to take their oaths on October 11 in front of the Chief Minister in Jaffna.