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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World Environment Day was celebrated in Northern Province with the theme “Let’s plant saplings and begin an era”

Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray presided over the Ceremony of beginning tree planting programs focusing Jaffna city, themed “Let’s plant saplings and begin an era” to mark world Environment Day which falls on 5th June 2018 and said in his speech that all should voluntarily work hard to make Jaffna a green and clean city. He also stated that Jaffna Municipal Council would care for and look after the saplings which are planted. The ceremonial beginning of the tree planting program was held at the site of Jaffna fort, Pannai.

Members of the clergy of religions, Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran, Provincial Minister of Agriculture Kandaiah Sivanesan, Provincial Minister of Education Dr. Kandaiah Sarweswaran, Jaffna Mayor Emmanuel Arnold , Indian Consul General for Jaffna S.Balachandran, Northern Provincial Council Members, Members of Jaffna Municipal Council, Government Agent of Jaffna, Secretaries, Deputy Secretaries , Assistant Secretaries , directors, Jaffna Municipal Commissioner and other officials under the Provincial Ministries and line ministries, Senior officials of police and tri-force were among those who participated at the ceremony.

Jaffna Municipal Council, Department of Agriculture, Forest Department and Urban development Department with the support of Tri-forces and police have successfully begun the project by planting various types of 6000 saplings including Pongamia, jack, mango, neem, teak, jambu and mahogany.

Saplings were planted in many locations of Jaffna city including 16 schools.

Political leaders, public officers, School principals, Teachers, students, parents, scout teams and public have greatly contributed their support to implement the tree planting program successfully.



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