“After the end of hostilities, the northern province saw many developments in different sectors. This has been a boost to many other related sectors as well. Photographic exhibition is one such event which will attract many local and foreign tourists as well.”
16th International Photographic Exhibition was commenced in Jaffna Hindu College on 22nd February 2014. Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council CVK Sivagnanam inaugurated the exhibition by cutting the ribbon.
Mayoress of Jaffna Municipal Council Mrs.Y.Patkunarajah, the President of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (NPASSL) T. G. Sunil Wickrama, International Photography Exhibition Executive Director Ranjith Abyasinga graced the event as guest of honours.
This exhibition has been organized in Jaffna under the guidance of the Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri. Large number of students visited this gallery. The exhibition will be available for 2 days (22nd – 23rd February).
A seminar was held as part of the exhibition under the chairmanship of Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan. During the seminar, Secretary to the Governor read the message of the Governor at this occasion, as the governor has gone to Kurunagela to attend the 8th Dayata Kirula Exhibition. Governor Secretariat event coordinator Mrs.N.Sridevi delivered the vote of thanks. The president of NPASSL presented the special memento to the Governor’s Coordinating Secretary Sarath Aranial, to be given to the Governor.
Workshop for photographers and students has been arranged on 22nd and 23rd of February. Eng.Wijaya Pasanayaka and Bandu Gunaratne conducted the seminar as resource persons.
Secretary to the Provincial Ministry of Education S.Sathiyaseelan, Asst. Secretary JX Selvanayagam, Asst. Secretary Annadurai, the Principal, teachers and students of Jaffna Hindu College also took part in the event.