Local Government

New Chairman appointed to Northern Province Tourism Bureau

Dr.Arumugam Sivasothy (BVSc, MSc, MPM and FSLCVS) has assumed his duties as the Chairman of the Northern Province Tourism Bureau on February, 10, 2020. Before assuming this duty, Dr.Arumugam Sivasothy served the country as a Veterinary Surgeon and Veterinary Administrator. As an alumnus of Jaffna Central College and Karainagar Hindu College, he started his career in Wariyapola …

New Chairman appointed to Northern Province Tourism Bureau Read More »

A promotion campaign for Kite festival organised by Tourism Bureau

Valvai Vigneswara Community Centre and Valvai Uthayasooriyan Club are jointly organising Kite Festival at Valvettithurai beach on Thai Pongal day, annually. Thousands of local people attend to this festival and witness different kinds of kites which fly in the sky A promotion campaign for Kite Festival was organised by the Tourism Bureau of Northern Province …

A promotion campaign for Kite festival organised by Tourism Bureau Read More »

Revamped Northern Tourism website launched

Northern Province Tourism Website has been updated with several important features such as destination details, customizable trip plan with Geographical Information tools, galleries, event and programme notifications, social media integration, etc. Revamped website was launched by Chief Secretary of Northern Province Mr.A.Pathinathan at a ceremony held at Northern Province Tourism Bureau on 29th November 2019. …

Revamped Northern Tourism website launched Read More »

Northern Province Tourism Bureau participated at the World Tourism Day celebrations

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UN-WTO) declared World Tourism Day on 27th September since 1998. The purpose of celebrating World Tourism Day is to raise awareness about the role of the tourism around the world and to promote social, cultural, political and economic values. Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority organized a special programme at …

Northern Province Tourism Bureau participated at the World Tourism Day celebrations Read More »

Grand Opening Ceremony of Northern Province Tourist Information Center at Jaffna Railway Station Premises

Tourist Information Center at Jaffna Railway Station Premises was established by the Northern Province Tourism Bureau and Provincial Ministry of Local Government under the concept and guidance of Dr Suren Rāghavan – Governor Northern Province. It was ceremonially opened on 21st June 2019 by Governor of Northern Province with the presence of Chairman of Northern …

Grand Opening Ceremony of Northern Province Tourist Information Center at Jaffna Railway Station Premises Read More »

Another block of Lands released in Valikamam North Division

Another block of lands in the use of the security forces in Valikamam North high Security Zone has been released for the use of the people. The land released documents were officially handed over by Commander of the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi to the Govt. Agent Jaffna N.Vethanayakan yesterday (04) at the Divisional Secretariat, …

Another block of Lands released in Valikamam North Division Read More »

Certificate awarding ceremony for Front Office Management Course

Twenty-four students who have completed the Front Office Management Course have been awarded certificate on 08th February 2019 at Conference Hall of Provincial Ministry of Finance, Planning & Local Government, Kaithady. This course was conducted by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Local Government – Northern Province and Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel …

Certificate awarding ceremony for Front Office Management Course Read More »

Lands, released by the Security Forces handed over to Public by Governor

An event of handing over the lands released by the Security Forces in Karaichchi and Kandawalai DS Divisions of Kilinochchi district to the civilians was held under the chairmanship of Northern Province Governor Dr. Suren Raghavan on 07th February 2019 at Kilinochchi District Secretariat. Accordingly, 39.95 acres of land which was under the control of the …

Lands, released by the Security Forces handed over to Public by Governor Read More »