Chief Secretary

Mr.Thusitha P.Wanigasingha


Chief Secretary's Secretariat
Kanniya Road
Tel : 026-2222012
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.

E1S1 06 11 2019

Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, 6th November 2019: The Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) has launched Sri Lanka’s first ‘Citizens Budget’ at a ceremony in Tricomalee. The Citizens Budget - a vital tool for public accountability and increased civic participation - has been developed exclusively for the public, and presents the budget in a more simple less technical format, enabling citizens to gain a better understanding of how public finances are managed and used.

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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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