Former Minister Reginald Cooray was sworn in as the new Governor of the Northern Province before President Maithripala Sirisena February 14 at the President’s official residence.
His appointment will be effective from 16 February.
Mr. Reginald Cooray began his political career as a member of the Western Provincial Council in 1988.
He rendered his services as a Deputy Minister, Cabinet Minister and Chief Minister of Western Province.
Secretary to the President P.B. Abeykoon was also present at this occasion.