Hon. Governor


Hon. Reginald Cooray

Governor's Secretariat,

Old Park, Kandy Road,
Chundukuli, Jaffna,

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

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

Provincial Level Indigenous Art Competition held in Jaffna – 09 May 2014

“Folk music and dancing are some of the traditional arts of Northern Province. These are wonderful expressions of a country's rich tradition and diverse culture although very rarely would one pay attention to them. Many folk musicians across the country struggle to keep their traditions alive in the face of falling numbers, and due to lack of incentives and recognition from society, modern-day folk musicians have to engage in preserving these arts while struggling for their own survival.

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Governor’s Vesak message


Vesak is considered as both a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May. Vesak Day is one of the biggest days of the year in the Buddhist calendar and is celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. Buddhists commemorate the important events that took place in the life of Lord Buddha on this Vesak Full Moon Poya Day. First comes the birth of Siddhartha Gautama in Lumbini in Nepal which took place under the arbor of Sat trees where queen Mahamaya gave birth to him. The second event was Siddhartha Gautama's supreme attainment as the Buddha, the Enlightened One. The third event was Lord Buddha's Parinibbana over 2500 years ago at Kusinagar. 


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Joint Secretary of India-Sri Lanka Relations calls on Governor – 09 May 2014

“India has been the development partner for a long time. Especially, after the end of hostilities in 2009 India has been very active in providing infrastructure support to re-build the country. Ms Durai is here on a short visit, to attend a few important meetings including Indo-Sri Lanka fishermen’s 2nd round meeting. ”

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Discussion on Northern Province Education Sector – 09 May 2014

“Education sector has been one of the top priority subject in Northern Province. The people of the province give more importance to their education. Sri Lankan government correctly understanding the minds of the people, has implemented many education promotional projects in the province.”

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