Former Election Fee member Jeevan Thiyagarajah has been sworn in as the brand new Governor of the Northern Province.
Mr. Thiyagarajah took oath earlier than President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo as we speak (11), the President’s Media Division mentioned.
He can be changing Mrs. P S M Charles, who has been serving within the place since December 30, 2019.
Final week, Mr. Thiyagarajah confirmed that he accepted the request prolonged by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be appointed because the Northern Province Governor and that he would step down from his publish as a member of the Election Fee in an effort to take up the brand new place.
He had been appointed as a member of the Election Fee on December 03, 2020.