Hon. Governor


Hon. Reginald Cooray

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.

News and Events

Traditional & Vintage Arts of the Northern Province - Concert and Awarding Ceremony 2014 – 28 June 2014

“Traditional or vintage art of Tamils have been unique features this country. Tamil tradition includes music, dance, dance drama, drama, koothu and many more. This is an encouraging move where effort have been taken to preserve and promote vintage arts of Tamils.”

The concert and awarding ceremony of the Indigenous Arts Competition 2014 which was organized by Governor’s Secretariat of Northern Province under the guidance and patronage of the Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri was held on 28th June 2014 in IlankaiVenthan KalaiKalloori, Jaffna.

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Activity Camp of Rover Scouts – 28 June 2014

The Sri Lanka Scout Association, the national Scouting organization of Sri Lanka, was founded in 1912, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1953. The Ceylon Scout Council was incorporated by the Act No 13 of 1957. The coeducational Sri Lanka Scout Association has 36,297 members as of 2011.

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Governor visits Nayinai Nagapusani Amman Temple – 28 June 2014

“Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple is an ancient and historic Hindu temple located amidst the Palk Strait on the island of Nainativu, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to Parvatiwho is known as Nagapooshani or Bhuvaneswari and her consort, Shiva who is named here as Nayinaar. The temple's fame is accredited to Adi Shankaracharya, a 9th-century Hindu philosopher, for identifying it as one of the prominent 64 Shakti Peethams in Shakti Peetha Stotram and its mention in the Brahmanda Purana. The temple complex houses four gopurams (gateway towers) range from 20–25 feet in height, to the tallest being the eastern Raja Raja Gopuram soaring at 108 feet high. The temple is a significant symbol for the Tamil people, and has been mentioned since antiquity in Tamil literature, such as Manimekalai and Kundalakesi. The present structure was built during 1720 to 1790 after the ancient structure was destroyed by the Portuguese in 1620. The temple attracts around 1000 visitors a day and approximately 5000 visitors during festivals.” 

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Discussion on Dengue Control – 26 June 2014

“Recent study shows an increase of dengue patients Island wide including northern province. The Ministry of Health with the support of tri forces, police and presidential task force has initiated a series of dengue control programmes which are being implemented island wide.”

A discussion on controlling dengue disease in the province was held under the chairmanship of Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri at his office in Jaffna on 26th June 2014.

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Clothes distributed to Weli-Oya people – 26 June 2014

An event of distributing cloth items to the people of Weli-Oya was held on 26th June 2014 at Governor’s Secretariat, Jaffna. Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated at this event and handed over the cloth items to the military official of Weli-Oya region.

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Governor assists to construct Manipallava Kala Mandpam at Nainativu – 26 June 2014

“Kala Mandapam or Cultural Hall has been a long standing requirement to area residents. This will definitely help and encourage the local artistes to develop their skills and stage major cultural events.”

Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri provided financial assistance to construct a Manipallava Kala Mandapam at Nainativu (Nagadeepa). An event in this regard was held on 26th June 2014 at Governor’s Secretariat, Jaffna.

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