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Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara visits Ven. Mahanayaka of the Malwathu chapter and the Ven. Mahanayaka of Asgiriya chapter (4)
Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara visits Ven. Mahanayaka of the Malwathu chapter and the Ven. Mahanayaka of Asgiriya chapter

Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara visits Mahanayaka of the Malwathu chapter Ven. Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha thero and the Mahanayaka of Asgiriya chapter Ven Galagama Sri Aththadassi thero on 19th June 2015 to get blessings.

 

Southern Provincial "Ranaviru Samaruma 2015 " (5)
Southern Provincial

Southern Provincial “Ranaviru Samaruma-2015” was took place at the War heros memorial Statue premises in the heart of Galle on 29th June 2015.

Hon. Governor Dr. hemakumara Nanayakkara was the chief guest of this occasion, and as the First person of the Southern Province, delivered the Ranaviru memorial speech to the gathering, reminding us the priceless service rendered by war heroes.

Hon. Chairperson of the Ranaviru Sewa Authority, Mrs. Anoma Fonseka, Hon. Chief Minister of the Southern province Hon. Shan Wijayalal De Silva and many other guests of honors were presented on this Special occasion.

 

The Second Policy Statement of the seventh Southern Provincial Council (5)
The Second Policy Statement of the seventh Southern Provincial Council

The second policy statement of the seventh provincial council of the Southern Province had taken place on the 30th of June 2015 at the Southern Provincial Council in Galle.

 Hon. Governor of the Southern Province, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara delivered the policy statement at the Council.

 Special Police salutation was done in honor of the Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, at the opening.

 

Governors Initiative ; Seminar & Field visit on Organic Agriculture in Jaffna Peninsula (5)
Governors Initiative ; Seminar & Field visit on Organic Agriculture in Jaffna Peninsula

A seminar and a field visit on Organic Agriculture was taken place in Jaffna area on 2nd and 3rd July 2015, Under the guidance of “Governors Initiative Programme” which is conceptualized by Hon. Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Governor-Southern Province.

This Special Organic Agriculture Programme was conducted by the Hon. Governor of Northern Province, Hon. H.M.G.S. Palihakkara, together with the Northern Provincial Agriculture Ministry to promote Organic Agriculture in the North and also to exchange their experiences in this field with the southerners.

Well interested in Organic Agriculture, Hon. K.C. Logeswaran, Governor of the Western Province also participated in this Programme.

 

Delegation Visit ; Mr. Lin Musheng, Senior advisor to the Guangdong Provincial Government, Republic of China (6)
Delegation Visit ; Mr. Lin Musheng, Senior advisor to the Guangdong Provincial Government, Republic of China

Representing the Southern part of the Republic of China, Mr. Lin Musheng, senior advisor to the Guangdong provincial Government, visited Hon. Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara on 13th of July 2015 at the Governor’s residence in Galle with his delegation.

The discussion with the both parties covered the areas such as the ancient relationship between two countries, cultural, trade and commercial backgrounds and ongoing development programmes by Republic of China and also the ups and downs of the development programmes done with the partnership with two countries through the recent years.

 

Delegation Visit: Mr. Wang Yao, Board Chairman of the Jingdezhen Ceramic Incorporated Company (4)
Delegation Visit: Mr. Wang Yao, Board Chairman of the Jingdezhen Ceramic Incorporated Company

Mr. Wang Yao, Board Chairman of the Jingdezhen Ceramic Incorporated Company which is a well-known ceramic inductor in Jingdezhen, Republic of China, visited Hon Governor of Southern province, Dr. Hemkumara Nanayakkara on 21st July 2015 at the Governor’s residence in Galle.

In the friendly discussion, Hon Governor pointed out the importance of a Knowledge exchanging programme between two provinces to rehabilitate Sri Lankan ceramic industry like in the ancient times. 

 

 

Opening of the “Dakshina Krushi Navodaya-2015” (7)
Opening of the “Dakshina Krushi Navodaya-2015”

Hon Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara marked the opening of the “Dakshina Krushi Navodaya-2015”, the Agricultural & Educational erxhibition on the 29th of July 2015 as the chief Guest.

During his opening speech, Hon.Governor as a Doctorate holder on Organic Agriculture and also as an Organic Farmer, described the importance of Organic Agriculture and the importance of having organically cultivated food.

Southern Provincial Agriculture Minister and the leader of this whole Exhibition process Hon. U.G.D. Ariyathilaka and other provincial officials were also presented in this occasion.

 

Appointing graduates as teachers in Southern Provincial Schools - Phase I /2015 (6)
Appointing graduates as teachers in Southern Provincial Schools - Phase I /2015

Invitation by Southern Provincial Minister of Education Hon. Chandima Rasaputhra, Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara awarded Appointment letters to the newly appointed teachers, at the award ceremony which was held at the Southern Province Governors’ Secretariat Auditorium on 9th September 2015. 

In this phase I Process, 318 Graduates were appointed as teachers in several provincial areas which are marked as rural educational zones such as Elpitiya, Udugama, Morawaka, Hambantota, Walasmulla and Tangalle.

 

Bishop Rev. Asiri P. Perera paid a courtesy call on Hon. Governor,Southern Province (4)
Bishop Rev. Asiri P. Perera paid a courtesy call on Hon. Governor,Southern Province

Chairmen of the Sri Lankan Methodist Church, Bishop Rev. Asiri P. Perera paid a courtesy call on Hon. Governor,Southern Province Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, on 15th September 2015 at Governors Official Residence.

The purpose of this visit was to wish & bless Hon. Governor for appointment as the Governor of Southern Province.

 

Hon Sumanasiri Liyanage took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, as a member of Southern Provincial council (5)
Hon Sumanasiri Liyanage took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, as a member of Southern Provincial council

Member of United National Party Hon Sumanasiri Liyanage took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara, as a member of Southern Provincial council. 

Hon. Sumanasiri Liyanage was offered a seat at the Southern Provincial Council Opposition Party following the post vacated by  Hon.Bandula Lal bandarigoda and Hon. Wijepala Hettiarachchi’s selection as MP’s of United National Party, during Parliamentary Election 2015

 

Hon Sanjeewa Karunathilake took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, as a member of Southern Provincial council (4)
Hon Sanjeewa Karunathilake took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, as a member of Southern Provincial council

Member of United National Party Hon Sanjeewa Karunathilake took oath in front of Hon. Governor of Southern Province, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara, as a member of Southern Provincial council.

Hon. Sanjeewa Karunathilake was offered a seat at the Southern Provincial Council Opposition Party following the post vacated by  Hon.Bandula Lal bandarigoda and Hon. Wijepala Hettiarachchi’s selection as MP’s of United National Party, during Parliamentary Election 2015

 

“Mathin Thora Ratak – A Country free of Drugs & Alcohol“ Programme (9)
“Mathin Thora Ratak – A Country free of Drugs & Alcohol“ Programme

Chaired by HE the President Maithreepala Sirisena , “Mathin Thora Ratak – A Country free of Drugs & Alcohol“ Programme has been taken place at Town Hall, Galle on 18th September 2015.

 

This National programme was held for the second time under the supervision of the National drugs & alcohol prevention task force , which was conceptualized by HE the President.

Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Hon Governor, Southern Province also participated at this event along with other Southern Provincial council Officials.

The President was invited to have lunch, by the Hon. Governor of Southern Province at his Official residence, following the event.

 

 

The 19th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy Forum – 2015 (16)
The 19th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy Forum – 2015

The 19th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy forum was held on October 5th -8th 2015, at ICC JEJU & Kensingto Hotel, Jeju, Korea, with the participation of representatives from 9 member Islands.

Representing Southern Province, Sri Lanka, the highly reputed tourists attraction in the country, Hon Governor, Southern Province, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Hon. Shan Wijayalal De Silva (Chief Minister), Mr. Lal Samarasekara (Governors Secretary), Mr. Sunil Dahanayake (Deputy Chief Secretary-Finance Management), Mr. Saman Pandikorala (Secretary to the Chief Minister), and Mr. Nimal Chandra Ranasinghe (Co coordinating secretary to the Governor) were participated at this event.

The ITOP flag, The Symbol of the ITOP Presidency of the hosting country, was handed over to Hon. Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Governor-Southern Province in order to indicate the hosting country for ITOP forum in 2016.

 

Launching of Galle Season 2015, Official Web site www.galleseason.lk on 21st Oct 2015 (2)
Launching of Galle Season 2015, Official Web site www.galleseason.lk on 21st Oct 2015

Conceptualized by Hon Governor - Southern Province, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara,”Galle Season 2015”, the magnificent Agricultural, Educational & Trade Exhibition, Which is will be held from 27th to 31st December 2015 in a grand scale at the historic city of Galle.

Galle Season website was created with efforts of the officials at the Ministry of Agriculture-Southern Province, for the convenience of making the general public aware of this magnificent event.

Hon Governor-Southern Province, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Provincial Education Minister Hon Chandima Rasaputhra and Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Sumith Alahakoon, Officially launched the web site during the function held on 21th October 2015, at the Governor’s Secretariat-Southern Province Auditorium with the participation of Provincial Government Officials & Tourist Hotel owners.

 

Hon Governor Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara’s Diplomatic Visit to Thailand with HE the president Maithreepala Sirisena. (16)
Hon Governor Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara’s Diplomatic Visit to Thailand with HE the president Maithreepala Sirisena.

Invitation by His Excellency the President Maithreepala Sirisena, Hon Governor Southern Province Dr. Hemakuamara Nanayakkara Accompanied HE in the Diplomatic visit to Thailand on 1st to 4th November 2015 which was organized in celebration of 60 years of Diplomatic relations between two countries.

During the visit, with HE the President, Hon Governor was participated in several events such as, Meeting Sri Lankan community in Thailand, Inaugurating the exposition of sarvagna dhathu from Mahiyangana Raja Maha Vihara in Buddhamanthan Temple in Thailand, Dinner party hosted by Thailand Prime Minister Mr. Prayut Chan-o-Cha and the Food & Handicrafts Exhibition held along with it, Thailand-Sri Lanka Business Forum in Bangkok, Ceremony of placing a Samadhi Buddha statue brought from Sri Lanka in the Thamlan Temple in Ayuthya under the patronage of HE Maithreepala Sirisena and the meeting of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn at the Sra-Pathum palace in Bangkok.

 

Visit of Chinese delegation headed by vice Governor of Guangdong Province on 9th November 2015. (6)
Visit of Chinese delegation headed by vice Governor of Guangdong Province on 9th November 2015.

Vice Governor of Guangdong Province Mme Zhao Yufang and several officials of Guangdong Provincial Government paid a courtesy visit on Southern Province Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara on 9th of November 2015 at the Governor’s Residence in Galle.

Both leaders pointed out how the diplomatic relations between two countries were strengthened during past decades, And suggested on continuing & strengthening them in future.

 

Courtesy visit of Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, on Hon Southern Province Governor (4)
Courtesy visit of Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, on Hon Southern Province  Governor

Ambassador of Japan in sri Lanka, He Mr. Kenichi Suganuma and Mrs.Suganuma paid a courtesy visit on Southern Province Hon Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara on 23rd of November 2015 at the Governor's residence in Galle.

His Excellency and Hon Governor had a great discussion regarding the long standing diplomatic relationship and about the political, cultural and trade connections between the two countries.

 

Official ceremony of Handing over sponsorships for "Galle Season 2015" (18)
Official ceremony of Handing over sponsorships for

The event of Handing over sponsors’ contribution cheques to the ”Galle Season 2015” has been held on 26th November 2015, at the Governors secretariat Auditorium.

at this Occasion Companies like, Litro Gas Lanka Limited, Fonterra Brands Lanka Pvt. Ltd, Peoples bank, Sharp Graphics, People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, Ceylon Cold Stores, David Pieris Motor Company Limited, Sri Lanka Insurance, Ceylon Agro Industries, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, National Lotteries Board, Stafford Motor Company PVT LTD, Asiri Hospitals – Matara, Future Automobiles PVT LTD, Neil Fernando & Company PVT LTD & Serendib Flour Mills PVT LTD presented their Contribution as proud sponsors of Galle Season 2015, to Hon Southern Province Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara.

 

Hon. Anura Bandaranayake Commemoration Ceremony - 16th of March 2016 (6)
Hon. Anura Bandaranayake Commemoration Ceremony - 16th of March 2016

Under the guidence of the Hon Governor Southern Province, Dr. hemakumara Nanayakkara, Former Speaker and a Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament, Hon Anura Bandaranayake commoration ceremny was held at Sudharmalaya Tepmle, Fort, Galle on 16th of March 2016

 

Southern Provincial War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony - 16th May 2017 (6)
Southern Provincial War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony - 16th May 2017

Southern Provincial War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony was held on 16th May 2017 at the War Heroes memorial statue premises at the heart of the City of Galle.

This Memorial Ceremony was Organized by Southern Province Governors office under the guidence of Hon Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara.

 

Hon Southern Province Governor inspect current progress of the reconstruction project of Buonavista College, Unawatuna 2017.06.21 (26)
Hon Southern Province Governor inspect current progress of the reconstruction project of Buonavista College, Unawatuna 2017.06.21

Hon Southern Province Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara inspected the current progress of the reconstruction project of Buonavista College, Unawatuna on 2017.06.21.

Hon Governor is the pioneer leader of this " Unawatuna Buonavista College rebuilding project". with the help of Southern Province Education Minister, Hon Chandima Rasaputhra, Hon Governor did a great role to bring this project to a successfull level.

On this visit Hon Governor also went to see the current progress of Buonavista Primary College.

 

A Helping Hand to Southern Province From Central Province - 22nd June 2017 (22)
A Helping Hand to Southern Province From Central Province - 22nd June 2017

Taking immediate action following floods in southern Province due to extreme weather, Hon Governor Southern Province,  Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara requested Governors in unaffected  provinces for flood relief aid. As a result flood relief collected from Central Province Council headed by Hon Central Province Governor Madam  Niluka Ekanayake were been handed over to the Governor of Southern Province on 22nd June 2017, followed by an inspection tour to some affected schools in Galle district.

 

The High Commissioner of India, HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu visits Hon Southern Province Governor - 2017.06.25 (9)
The High Commissioner of India, HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu visits Hon Southern Province Governor - 2017.06.25

The High Commisioner of India HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid a courtesy visit on Southern Province Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara on 25th of June 2017 at the Governor’s Residence in Galle.

Both leaders pointed out how the diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and India were strengthened during past decades, And suggested on continuing & strengthening them in future.

HE Taranjit singh is a good old friend of Hon Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara.

 

PETRICHOR 2017 - The Environment Day Celebration of Richmond College Galle - 28.06.2017 (9)
PETRICHOR 2017 - The Environment Day Celebration of Richmond College Galle - 28.06.2017

PETRICHOR 2017 - The Environment Day Celebration of Richmond College was held on 28th June 2017 at the school Main hall.

Hon Southern Province Governor Dr.Hemakuamara Nanayakkara was the chief guest of the event, who himself is a reputable Richmondite.

 

 

 

Centenary Anniversary Celebration and Educational Exhibition inauguration of St Anthony's College, Baddegama 01.07.2017 (7)
Centenary Anniversary Celebration and Educational Exhibition inauguration of  St Anthony's College, Baddegama 01.07.2017

The inauguration Ceremony of the Centenary Anniversary Celebration and the Educational Exhibition of St Anthony's College,Baddegama was held on 1st July 2017 at the School Premises.

HE the President Maithreepala Sirisena graced the event as the chief Guest. Southern Province Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Chief Minister Hon Shan Wijayalal De Silva and other Ministers, Members of Parliament who represent Galle District also participated in this event.

 

The fourth Policy Statement of the seventh Southern Provincial Council - 4th July 2017 (9)
The fourth Policy Statement of the seventh Southern Provincial Council - 4th July 2017

The fourth policy statement of the seventh provincial council of the Southern Province had taken place on the 4th of June 2017 at the Southern Provincial Council in Galle.

Hon. Governor of the Southern Province, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara delivered the policy statement at the Council.

Special Police salutation was done in honor of the Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, at the opening.

 

 

Opening Ceremony of Museum Building at Buonavista College, Unawatuna – 11.07.2017 (14)
Opening Ceremony of Museum Building at Buonavista College, Unawatuna – 11.07.2017

Opening Ceremony of Museum Building at Buonavista College, Unawatuna was held on 11th July 2017 at the school premises.

Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara &  the Minister of Education of Southern Province Council, Hon Chandima Rasaputhra  graced the event as the chief guests.

 

A Helping Hand to Southern Province From North Western Province - 11.07.2017 (4)
A Helping Hand to Southern Province From North Western Province - 11.07.2017

Taking immediate action following floods in southern Province due to extreme weather, Hon Governor Southern Province, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara requested Governors in unaffected provinces for flood relief aid. As a result flood relief collected from North Western Province Council headed by Hon Central Province Governor Madam Amara Piyaseeli Rathnayaka were been handed over to the Governor of Southern Province on 11 July 2017.

 

 

A special program to deliver nutrition packs and dry rations among the pregnant women - 16th July 2017 (4)
A special program to deliver nutrition packs and dry rations among the pregnant women - 16th July 2017

A special program to deliver nutrition packs and dry rations among the pregnant women was held today (July 16) at the President’s House in Kandy, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The program was organized by the Central Province Governor’s Office with the objective of enhancing the maternity health in the province.

Governor of the Central Province Niluka Ekanayake, Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province Martial Perera, Governor of North-Central Province P.B. Dissanayake, Governor of Southern Province Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Governor of the Central Province Sarath Ekanayake, Deputy Minister Anuradha Jayarathne and the Minister of Women’s Affairs of Central Province Thilina Bandara Thennakoon and Former Minister Nandimithra Ekanayake were among those participated in this occasion.

 

Credentials giving ceremony of Rev. Ven. Atipola Buddharakkhitha Thero 16.07.2017 (8)
Credentials giving ceremony of Rev. Ven. Atipola Buddharakkhitha  Thero 16.07.2017

Credentials giving ceremony of Rev. Ven. Atipola Buddharakkhitha Thero was held at Dalukgolla Raja Maha Vihara, Kandy on 16th July 2017.

Southern Province Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara was participated in this event on the invitation of Ven Dr.Atipola Mangala Thero and The Central Province Governor, Madam Niluka Ekanayake.

 

Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara visits Mahanayaka thero of the Asgiriya chapter Most ven. Varakagoda Sri Gnanasara thero and the Ven. Anuanayaka thero of Malwathu chapter - 17.07.2017 (4)
Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara  visits Mahanayaka thero of the Asgiriya chapter  Most ven. Varakagoda Sri Gnanasara thero  and the Ven. Anuanayaka thero of Malwathu  chapter - 17.07.2017

Hon. Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara  visits Mahanayaka thero of the Asgiriya chapter  Most ven. Varakagoda Sri Gnanasara thero  and the Ven. Anuanayaka thero of Malwathu  chapter on 17th July 2017 to get blessings. on this visit Hon Governor Discussed about the current religious situation in the country with Most ven mahanyaka theros and Anunayaka Theros.

 

 

Hon Governor's Visit to Richmond College to Inspect the "Haritha Udana 2017" Exhibition Preparations (5)
Hon Governor's Visit to Richmond College to Inspect the

Hon Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara Visits  Richmond College on 26th july 2017 to Inspect about the upcomming "Haritha Udana 2017" Exhibition Preparations.

on this inspection visit Hon Governor, The Principal and other Officials observed the college farm and other proposed areas of the "Haritha Udana 2017" Exhibition which will be held on 21st  sepetember to 23rd september 2017 at the school premises.

 

Press Conference - 27.07.2017 (3)
Press Conference - 27.07.2017

A Press Conference was held at the Governor's Office to clear some misconceptions caused recently Regarding Hon Governor, Southern Province - 27.07.2017

 

National Camp on Reconcilliation 2017 - 02.08.2017 (11)
National Camp on Reconcilliation 2017 - 02.08.2017

Organized by Caritas SED Galle Foundation, the National Camp on Reconcilliation 2017 was held on 02nd August 2017 with the participation of all religious heads.

Southern Province Governor, Hon Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara graced the event as the cheif guest.

 

Indian Consul General - Hambantota, Mr. Prem K. Nair paid a courtesy call on Hon Southern Province Governor- 03.08.2017 (4)
Indian Consul General - Hambantota, Mr. Prem K. Nair paid a courtesy call on Hon Southern Province Governor- 03.08.2017

Indian Consul General - Hambantota, Mr. Prem K. Nair paid a courtesy call on Hon Southern Province Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara on 03rd of August 2017.

 

Inauguration of the Unawatuna Welle Dewala religious Festival Season - 07.08.2017 (7)
Inauguration of the Unawatuna Welle Dewala religious Festival Season - 07.08.2017

Southern Province Governor, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara graced the Inauguration event of the Unawatuna Welle Dewala religious Festival as the cheif guest on 7th August 2017.

Government Minister, Mr.Chandima Weerakkodi, MP's of galle District and Private Secretary to the Hon Governor, Mr.Tharaka Nanayakkara also participated at this event.

 

Press Conference on upcomming "Haritha Udana 2017 " Exhibition organizing by Richmond College OBA_10.08.2017 (4)
Press Conference on upcomming

A Press Conference headed by Hon Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara was held at Governor’s Office to make aware the media about upcoming "Haritha Udana 2017" Exhibition.

This Agricultural and Educational Exhibition and a Educational Fair will be held at College farm and School Premises on on 21st  Sepetember to 23rd september 2017.

In Concurrence to this Event the School management has decided to Name the precious historical College Farm as D.G. Welikala Memorial Farm, as a tribute to former Principal D.G.Welikala.

The Programme is implementing in collaboration with the Southern Provincial Council. Southern Province Agriculture Minister Hon U.G.D. Ariyathilaka, Southern Provincial Council Member Hon. Jayantha Jayaweera, Principal Of Richmond College Mr.Sampath Weragoda and Other Members of the OBA and School Development Committee also participated in this event.

 

Rehabilitation of 5 Schools affected by recently occured flood in Southern Province_13.08.2017 (16)
Rehabilitation of 5 Schools affected by recently occured flood in Southern Province_13.08.2017

According to a Hon. Southern province governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara’s idea, A special renovation programme was held at 5 selected schools in flood affected area in Southern Province on 12th and 13th of August 2017.

During this programme 5 flood affected schools (Batuwangala Maha Vidyalaya, Hiniduma Mallika Vidyalaya, Mapalagama Central College, Nagoda primary College and Bembada junior College) were renovated by Governor’s Office staff with the help of Teachers and Parents of the school children.

Hon Governor and Provincial Education Minister Hon Chandima Rasaputhra also participated in this event to encourage the participants of this valuable programme which was organized by the Southern Province Governor Office in collaboration with Provincial Education Ministry.

 

The Meeting of High Commissioner of India HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu with Hon. Governor Southern Province_17.08.2017 (12)
The Meeting of High Commissioner of India HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu with Hon. Governor Southern Province_17.08.2017

The Meeting of High Commissioner of India HE Taranjit Singh Sandhu with Hon. Governor Southern province Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara to discuss Development Projects to be carried out in Southern Province, was held at the Governor’s Official Residence in Galle on 17th August 2017.

Consul General of India in Hambantota Mr. Prem Kumar Nair, Official from the High Commission Mr.Manjunath, heads of officials from Southern province consisting Chief Secretary Mr. R.C. De Zoysa, District Secretary of Galle, District Secretary of Hambantota and Assistant District Secretary of Matara, Governor’s Secretary Mr. Lal Samarasekara, Private Secretary to the Governor Tharaka Nanayakkara, Media Secretary to the Governor Mr. Mahendra Harishchandra and The Protocol Officer to the Governor Mrs. Kamani Abeywickrama were also presented at this event which followed by a luncheon.

 

Distribution of dry rations to the people suffering from drought in Hambantota District-22.08.2017 (19)
Distribution of dry rations to the people suffering from drought in Hambantota District-22.08.2017

Under the supervision of Hon Southern Province Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, A special programme was organized by the Southern Province Governor's Secretariat to Distribute over 300 bags of dry rations to the people suffering from drought in Hambantota District.

Headed by Hon Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara,the distributation was implemented on 22nd August 2017, under two stages, first one at the Weeraketiya District Secretariat and the other at the Vocational training Center Thelabuyaya, followed by a observation visit in the Vocational Training Center.

 

Observation visit to the Institute for Agro-technology and rural sciences of Colombo University at Weligaththa, Hambantota - 22.08.2017 (7)
Observation visit to the Institute for Agro-technology and rural sciences of Colombo University at Weligaththa, Hambantota - 22.08.2017

Hon Southern Province Governor Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara made an Observation visit to the Institute for Agro-technology and rural sciences of Colombo University at Weligaththa, while his Visit to Hambantota disrict on 22nd August 2017.

 

A Discussion on Transforming Kotuwegoda Beach Park into a Clean, Green and Smart Beach Park_29.08.2017 (5)
A Discussion on Transforming Kotuwegoda Beach Park into a Clean, Green and Smart Beach Park_29.08.2017

Proposed by Professor Ranjith Senarathna of the Faculty of Agriculture of University of Ruhuna. A Discussion on "Transforming Kotuwegoda Beach Park into a Clean, Green and Smart Beach Park" was held on 29th August 2017 at Matara.

The discussion was chaired by Southern Province Hon. Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara. few other officials representing Southern Provincial Council were also participated at the event.

 

 

Opening Ceremony of Elders Holiday Home Building at Urala, Wanduramba – 29.08.2017 (8)
Opening Ceremony of Elders Holiday Home Building at Urala, Wanduramba – 29.08.2017

Invited by, Mr.Sarath Dias,the President of YMBA - Galle, Hon Governor, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara graced the Opening Ceremony of Elders Holiday Home Building at Urala, Wanduramba on 29th August 2017.

The Building was named as "Charlet Senevirathne memorial Elders Holiday home", in recognition of late Mrs. Charlet Senevirathne,former president of the womens society of Galle YMBA.

 

Offering subsidy Checks to 5500 tea small holders affected by floods, Samanala Ground, Galle – 9th Sep 2017 (5)
Offering subsidy Checks to 5500 tea small holders affected by floods, Samanala Ground, Galle – 9th Sep 2017

Headed by Prime Minister Hon Ranil Wickramasinghe, An event to Offer subsidy Checks to 5500 tea small holders affected by recent floods was held at Samanala Grounds on 9th September 2017.

Hon Southern Province Governor, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara also participated at this event.

 

National Shrine of Our Lady of Matara celebrates 110th annual Feast – 9th Sep 2017 (11)
National Shrine of Our Lady of Matara celebrates 110th annual Feast – 9th Sep 2017

The feast of National Shrine of Our Lady of Matara is celebrated from September 8 to 10 to mark the birth of Mother Mary.

Hon Governor Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara graced the Opening event on 9th September as the chief guest.

 

125th Anniversary Celebration and the 33rd Convocation of Al-Bahjathul Ibraheemiyah Arabic College, Galle Fort - 09.09.2017 (4)
125th Anniversary Celebration and the 33rd Convocation of Al-Bahjathul Ibraheemiyah Arabic College, Galle Fort - 09.09.2017

Hon Governor, Dr.Hemakumara Nanayakkara met, His Holiness Ash sheikh Mohammad Bin Ash Sheikh Ajwad Bin Abdullah Shaikhus Sajjadah Al-Fasi Ash-Shazufi at the 125th Anniversary Celebration and the 33rd Convocation of Al-Bahjathul Ibraheemiyah Arabic College, Galle Fort.

 

 

 

 

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