President to tour Jaffna next week

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to tour the Jaffna peninsula next week, officials said today.
According to reports from Jaffna, the President will inspect the devolopment work in the area and also have talks with area officials.
He is also scheduled to declare open the new building of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital and a new courts complex in Chavakacheri.
The President is scheduled to arrive in Jaffna on the 12th, officials in Jaffna told the Tamil media today.
Presidnt Mahinda Rajapaksa was earlier scheduled to visit Jaffna last month but had to postpone his visit owing to bad weather. (Colombo Gazette)