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Four Provincial Governors were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon, the President’s Media Unit said.

Maithri Gunaratne was sworn in as Governor for the Central Province, Sarath Ekanayake for the North Central Province, Peshala Jayaratne for North Western Province and M.L.A.M. Hizbullah for the Eastern Province.

 

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  • Sanath Friday, 04 January 2019 04:27 PM

    All are useless characters. Actually, these posts should be abolished which are a waste of public money.

    Handipora Friday, 04 January 2019 04:45 PM

    Absolute truth. Set of well proven jokers

    vajira Friday, 04 January 2019 05:22 PM

    Yes. all the charactors are useless; but, posts are important when president want to keep the country as one.

    vajira Friday, 04 January 2019 05:25 PM

    One must understand that after the 13th amendment, these posts are instrumental to control provincial governments

    Sofia Friday, 04 January 2019 05:36 PM

    Also called henchmen or torchbearers.

    concern Friday, 04 January 2019 07:01 PM

    Very true.These positions are obsolete.

    Unchikun Friday, 04 January 2019 05:02 PM

    Rewards for shopping.

    Munsir Friday, 04 January 2019 05:19 PM

    Omg,planing to win the election this year.

    mnsmart Friday, 04 January 2019 05:39 PM

    Doubt whether Maithree Gunratne had visited central province even for a holiday

    ravin Friday, 04 January 2019 05:47 PM

    Need of a another psychiatrist service.

    Palugaswewa Friday, 04 January 2019 06:33 PM

    The president has become like a Santa Claus. He keeps presenting his favourites high posts of the country for them to enjoy power over people and comforts at the cost of people's money. The appointees, on the other hand, are shameless to accept the posts knowing that they do not deserve for such a job and also not ethical to live on poor people's money.

    Alex Friday, 04 January 2019 06:43 PM

    Sirisena keeps distributing government positions as if he is giving them out of his pocket. What do the public and the country gain from these so-called governors? Just mass wastage of money. An action like this causes the remaining handful of votes he has at present.

    GH Friday, 04 January 2019 06:50 PM

    Mr. President, you should not appoint most of the criminals sans the wishes of the PEOPLE who voted yourself.

    Arnold Friday, 04 January 2019 08:25 PM

    As tax payers can we see their job description?


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