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

Scouts’ Service and Public Relationship Week 2014 of Jaffna district inaugurated – 05 June 2014

“Scouting (or the Scout Movement) is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills. During the first half of the 20th century, the movement grew to encompass three major age groups for boys (Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Rover Scout) and, in 1910, a new organization, Girl Guides, was created for girls (Brownie Guide, Girl Guide and Girl Scout, Ranger Guide). It is one of several worldwide youth organizations.

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67 beneficiaries received assistance from GTF for medical purpose – 05 June 2014

“Helping the needy students to promote education activities is one of the main objectives Governor’s Trust Fund. This is one good example that this time 67 people benefitted from the trust fund.”

67 beneficiaries of Northern Province received assistances for their medical purpose from the Governor’s Trust Fund on 05th June 2014. An event in this regard was held at Governor’s Secretariat on 05th June 2014. Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated at this event and issued the cheques to the beneficiaries.

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Discussion on Pre-arrangements of Vattapalai Amman Kovil Annual Festival – 03rd June 2014

Vattappalai, on the western shore of the Nantikadal, a mile or two from Thanniyuttu, is celebrated for its temple of Kannakai Amman and the annual festival there. Vattappalai is a place where the water never dries up (Vatta = Dryup). The seven temple at Mannakandai in the neighbourhood, called by the people Kanyakovil, “because there were seven Vanniyan Virgin Chieftainesses”, probably commemorate the seven daughters of Nanti.The Nantikadal lagoon, “Sea of Nanti”, is no doubt called after him.”

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