Hon. Governor

Hon. Dr.Suren Raghavan

Governor's Secretariat,

Old Park, Kandy Road,
Chundukuli, Jaffna,

Tel: +94-21-2219375
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Secretary to the Governor


Secretary to the Governor 

Governor's Secretariat,
Forest Office Lane,
Chundikuli, Jaffna


Tel: +94-21-222 0660
Fax: +94-21-222 0661 Mobile: 0773868565



Overall Management of the Northern Province.

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G A Chandrasiri re-appointed as NP Governor – 11 July 2014

“Maj Gen (Retired) G A Chandrasiri  was appointed as Governor of Northern Province at a crucial point in way back in 2009 , just after the government forces crushed LTTE . Then newly appointed governor had a big task. Governor Chandrasiri under the instruction of H E the president pushed forward the development and reconciliation process. He was also instrumental in resettling the IDPs .

Governor was entrusted the task of resettlement, rehabilitation, reconciliation and development in other sectors including education,culture, health, SME , infrastructure and transport. During the last 5 years the northern province has seen a massive development in all sectors.Many foreign delegates have visited northern province and appreciated the work done by GoSL ( Government of Sri Lanka).Governor Chandrasiri also played a role in achieving this milestone.”

The present Governor, Mr. GA Chandrasiri, whose tenure ends on 11th July 2014, was re-appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government Information Department announced today (11th July 2014).

He was sworn in as the Governor of Northern Province at the presence of  President at Temple Trees today (11th July 2014).  The Governor will hold office for a period of 5 year term as per the Sri Lankan Constitution. He was initially appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province on 12th July 2009.

Maj Gen ( retired ) G A Chandrasiri served in the Jaffna Peninsula on two occasions. He was the Divisional Commander, 52 Division, from 2002-2003 and later, from December 2005 to January 2009, functioned as the Security Forces Commander, Jaffna.

Courtesy: www.news.lk


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