Published on: March 12, 2024

New Chief Secretaries appointed for North and Wayamba Provinces

President Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed Mr. L. Ilangovan as the new Chief Secretary of the Northern Province. The appointment letter was signed by the Secretary to the Presidential Mr. Saman Ekanayake, and the official handover took place today (12) at the Presidential Secretariat.

Mr. Ilangovan, a distinguished officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service, has previously served in various ministries in the Northern Province and held the position of Northern Province Governor’s Secretary. Prior to his appointment as the Chief Secretary, he served as the President’s Additional Secretary for Northern Province Development at the Presidential Secretariat.

Meanwhile, Ms. Deepika K. Gunaratne was appointed as the new Chief Secretary of the Wayamba Province. Her appointment letter was handed over by President’s Secretary Mr. Saman Ekanayake at the Presidential Secretariat today.
Ms. Deepika K. Gunaratne has previously served as the Secretary to the Governor of the Southern Province.

Mission

The Presidential Media Division is fully responsible for socializing the views, actions, decisions and statements of His Excellency the President through the media. Electronic, print and new media will contribute to this through a credible and engaging approach.

The media department works as a source of information on the subject of the President’s vision and mission by maintaining good coordination with public and private media organizations and journalists.

National policies, plans and measures are explained to the people through the use of high quality media. Identify the fallacies and reveal the truth.