President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s International Climate Advisor Eric Solheim said he would provide his fullest cooperation for the development of the Northern Province when he met the Governor of the Province P.S.M. Charles in Jaffna recently.
Solheim served as the Norwegian peace envoy for talks between then Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe’s government and the LTTE in 2002.
The Office of the NP Governor said that Charles explained in detail to the international climate consultant Eric Solheim, about many issues including the risk management of the Northern Province, the daily living conditions of the people, effects of climate changes, economy, and the development to be carried out in the province. Solheim, the President’s International Climate Advisor who heard about the issues, said that he was very happy to meet the Governor of the Northern Province during his visit to Sri Lanka.
Also, he said that he is happy to promote green projects for Sri Lanka’s development. Since Sri Lanka has the resources for solar, wind and hydro power generation, it can carry out the green hydrogen project. At the same time, the President’s International Climate Adviser, assured the Governor that he would provide the necessary full cooperation for the development of the Northern Province.