Hon. Dr.Suren Rāghavan Ph.D.

Governor's Secretariat,

Old Park, Kandy Road,
Chundukuli, Jaffna,

Tel: +94-21-2219375
Fax: +94-21-2219374

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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The import tax on potato increase from Rs. 20 to 50 rupees

In order to increase the income of farmers engaged in potato cultivation in the Northern Province as well as in the whole country, Jaffna District Parliamentarian Anganjan Ramanathan requested the Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan to raise the import duty for potatoes during the yield.


The Governor brought this issue to the attention of the President Maithiripala Sirisena. Subsequently, under the direction of the President, Agriculture Minister P.Harison took action to increase the import tax for the potatoes from 20 rupees to 50 rupees with effect from 01st January 2019.




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