Friday, 11 July 2014 - 20:52
GA Chandrasiri re-appointed as Northern Province Governor
Major General G.A. Chandrasiri has been re-appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province by President Mahinda Rajapksa at Temple Trees today.
The Governor will hold office for a period of 5 year term as per the Sri Lankan Constitution.
He was initially appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province on the 12th of July 2009, the very same day he retired from Sri Lanka Army.
Chandrasiri served in the Jaffna Peninsula on two occasions.
He was the Divisional Commander of the 52 Division, from 2002-3 and later, from December 2005 to January 2009 he functioned as the Security Forces Commander, Jaffna.