President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed six new Governors today (21).
Accordingly, the following were sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat.
- Raja Kollure - Uva Province
- Seetha Arambepola - Western Province
- J. M. Muzammil - North Western Province
- Lalith U. Gamage - Central Province
- Willy Gamage - Southern Province
- Tikiri Kobbekaduwa - Sabaragamuwa Province
The Presidential Secretariat had called on the governors of the nine provinces to resign yesterday (20), which resulted in the governors appointed by former President Maithripala Sirisena tendering their resignation.
A few of them including the Sabaragamuwa Governor Dhamma Dissanayake immediately tenders their resignations.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to appoint new Governors to the provinces.