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East Governor Welcome and Farewell by Cheif Minister



Hon Naseer Ahamed, Chief Minister of the Eastern Province called on Hon Rohitha Bogollagama, new Governor of the Eastern Province immediately after he was appointed by H.E.the President and wished him all the success in his new endeavor while pledging the fullest cooperation to bring about higher standard of living and welfare for the people in the Eastern Province.


Further, Hon Chief Minister stated that as a former Senior Minister who held the portfolio of Foreign Affairs Hon Bogollagama is capable of making a noteworthy contribution for attracting foreign investment and strengthening the existing Invest in East Programme initiated by the Chief Minister. New Governor was also kept abreast of the issues that have to be dealt with on urgent and priority basis.

Hon Chief Minister paid a courtesy call on the Outgoing Governor, Hon Austin Fernando yesterday at Governor’s Secretariat, Trincomalee, in order to bid farewell to him as the Governor and wish him Good Luck in his new assignment as the Secretary to the President. Hon Chief Minister specially commended Hon Austin Fernando for the assistance, guidance and cooperation he extended to make provincial administration animated and efficacious with his long years of experience in the public service as a topmost administrator.

Moreover, Hon Chief Minister remarked that in the new position as the Secretary to the President he will certainly continue to carry on the good work he did for the betterment of the people of the Eastern Province.

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