Chief Secretary

Mr.D.M. Sarath Abayagunawardana

Chief Secretary's Secretariat
Kanniya Road
Tel : 026-2222012
Mob : 077-9875099
Fax : 026-2222008
Email :

Information Officer

Mrs. S. Rishaana


Tel : 026-2224035
Mob : 077-9756362

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The brilliant hub leading to a prosperous Eastern Province with dignity.

Optimum mobilization and utilization of resources through sound management techniques for an efficient and effective service delivery within the provincial agencies for dignified living standard of the people in the province.

Thrust Area - 1   : Strengthening management of provincial agencies.
- Maintained administrative control, ensured better management practices among provincial agencies, and adequately coordinated external institutions.
- Coordinated and monitored implementation of special projects.
- Well established monitoring & evaluation.
Thrust Area - 2   :  Institutional capacity development and governance.
- Delivered efficient and effective services.

E1S 27 08 2019

His Excellency David Mc Kinnon, the Canadian High Commissioner for Sri Lanka visited to Eastern Provincial Council along with his team on 27.08.2019 and had a brief conversation with the Chief Secretary on Peace Building Processes after the recent incident happened on 21.04.2019 in the country.

At this occasion, following a warm welcome by the Chief Secretary, an overview of the Eastern Provincial Council was briefed to the High Commissioner and his team. Mainly, subsequent of the recent disaster in the country, the current peace building programmes and the productive initiations of the EPC to ensure the peace and the harmony among the comminutes in the Eastern Province was sensitively discussed. The representation of the Religious leaders, youths and the women in this peace building processes was also conversed.

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The Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) in collaboration with the Eastern Provincial Council is implementing numerous national reconciliation programs in affected areas in Eastern Province to restore livelihood through increasing access to rural economic activities.

In this regard a ceremony was held in Salappaiaru Kuchchaveli D.S Division on 27th March 2019 to distribute livelihood inputs in productive economic sectors such as livestock and fisheries.

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