New governors appointed for three provinces have sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (07).
Accordingly, the new governors were appointed for Uva, Sabaragamuwa and Northern provinces.
Newly appointed governors are as follows:
1 Mr Keerthi Tennakoon – Governor of Uva Province
2 Senior Lecturer Dr Dhamma Dissanayake – Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province
3 Dr Suren Ragawan – Governor of Northern Province
The new governor for the Southern Province is yet to be appointed.
Meanwhile, five new governors were appointed for the Western, Central, North Central, North Western and Eastern provinces on January 04.
President Maithripala Srisena has appointed five new Governors for five provinces and they were sworn yesterday 04 January, in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
New governors were appointed for the Western, Central, North Central, North Western and Eastern provinces.
Mr. Azad Sally– Western Province
Mr. Satendra Maithri Gunaratne- Central Province
Mr. Sarath Ekanayake- North Central Province
Mr. Peshala Jayarathna Bandara- North Western Province
Mr. M. L. A. M. Hizbullah- Eastern Province
The Secretary to the President Mr. Udaya R. Seneviratne was also present on this occasion.