2020 Government Agent’s Trophy Netball tournament was held in a glorious manner at the Mc-Heizer Stadium, Trincomalee on 25th of August 2020.

Netball teams comprising staff of Trincomalee District Secretariat and Divisional Secretariats of Thambalagamuwa, Kanthale, Morawewa, & Town & Gravets participated at this tournament.

Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team and the Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat netball team came for finals after having great matches with other teams.

The final netball match was played between the Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team and the Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat netball team and the Trincomalee District Secretariat netball team was the Champions and Town & Gravets Divisional Secretariat Net ball team was Runner-up.

Mr. J.S.D.M. Asanka Abeyawardana, the Government Agent of Trincomalee and all Staff officers as well as the Divisional Secretaries, fellow staff of  Trincomalee District & Divisional Secretariats and public were present at the stadium to watch the final match.



2020 Government Agent’s Trophy Cricket tournament was held for the 12th time in a glorious manner at the Verugal Division on 29th of August 2020.

Verugal Divisional Secretariat hosted the Cricket Tournament and 12 cricket teams comprising staff of Trincomalee District Secretariat and Divisional Secretariats participated at this cricket tournament and matches were played in four playgrounds within the Verugal Division.

Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat cricket team came for finals after having great matches with other teams.

The final match was played between the Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat team at the main playground. At the end of 10 overs Trincomalee District Secretariat team scored 96 Runs.

The Seruwila cricket team were able to score 44 Runs for 05 wickets at the end of the 5th  over and the match was abandoned due to bad light. Both Trincomalee District Secretariat team and the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat team were given co-champions.

Sakthikumaran, who represented the Trincomalee District Secretariat team was awarded with the Man of the Series of this tournament and Chandana, the Captain of the Seruwila Divisional Secretariat Cricket team was awarded with Man of the Match. Best bowler of the tournament was Thuwarakan of Trincomalee District Secretariat cricket team.

Mr. J.S.D.M. Asanka Abeyawardana, the Government Agent of Trincomalee and all Staff officers as well as all the Divisional Secretaries in the District, fellow staff of Trincomalee District & Divisional Secretariats and a large public were present at the playground to watch the final match.

The Gomarankadawala Divisional Secretariat received the opportunity to host the 13th Government Agent’s Trophy in year 2021.



A training class for those who have been selected as Zonal Assistant Electoral Officers and Assistant Electoral Officers for counting duties in the forthcoming general election in Trincomalee District was held today at the Trincomalee District Secretariat under the chairmanship of District Electoral Officer JSDM Asanga Abeywardena.

Further explanations in this regard were given by the Eastern Provincial Deputy Commissioner of Elections S. Sudhakaran.



A training session for senior and junior presiding officers to be deployed in the Trincomalee district during the forthcoming general election has been held at the District Secretariat last week.

In this Training session the Deputy Commissioner of Elections of the Eastern Province clarified the procedures to be followed after receiving the invitation letter for the election duty.


District Secretary of the Government J.S.D.M. Asanga Abeywardena said all the Pavement business activities in the Trincomalee area have been decided to stop from July 1.

moreover District Secretary J.S.D.M. Asanga Abeywardena said There is a need to take measures to ensure that the business activities of those who engage in pavement  business activities are carried out in a systematic manner.

In this meeting Divisional Secretary Town & Gravets Mr.J.S.Arulraj, Urban Council Chairmen Mr.N.Irasanayagam, Pradesiya Saba Town & Gravets Chairmen Mr.Dr.G.Gnanakunalan were attended.


The Trincomalee District Agricultural Development Committee was held today under the patronage of District Government Agent JSDM Asanga Abeywardana at the Trincomalee District Secretariat.
Due to foreign imports during the Covid 19 extravaganza, the required food supply could not be obtained adequately. We need to improve the local food supply without relying on foreign imports. The government has taken many constructive measures to improve the local cuisine.
All government-affiliated institutions should take necessary steps to ensure that future agriculture-related enterprises are committed to providing the necessary services and technical assistance to the farmers.
District Additional Government Agent K. Arundavaraja, District Additional Government Agent (Land) MA Anas, Divisional Secretaries, Department Heads and representatives of the Agricultural Society also participated in the event.


The Trincomalee District Secretariat commemorated the 72nd Anniversary of National Independence Day on 04th February 2020 under the theme of “Safe Land – A Prosperous Country “at the District Secretariat premises with the participation of the all staff attached to the Trincomalee District Secretariat.

The commemoration commenced with the hoisting of the National flag by the Acting Government Agent & District Secretary Mr. K. Arunthavarajah, followed by singing the National Anthem, and observing of two minutes silence in honor of the national heroes who sacrificed their lives for the nation.

Mr. K. Arunthavarajah, the Acting GA addressed gathering. In his speech he mentioned that the country would not have been able to achieve today’s prosperity without the determination and the sacrifice of the national heroes from all ethnicity and religion, in safeguarding the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of the country. He further stated that it is the duty of all staff who are gathered here to work towards from today for the development of the country.

Thereafter, a tree planting ceremony symbolizing the 72nd Anniversary of National Independence took place at the Trincomalee District Secretariat premises. Hon. Susantha Punchinilame, the State Minister for Small & Medium Enterprises accompanied with his staff joined the tree planting ceremony.

All staff officers including subordinate staff attached to the Trincomalee District Secretariat participated at the ceremony.


Commencement of work of year_2020, oath affirmation of the public service ceremony held on 01st January 2020 at Trincomalee District Secretariat under the leadership of Additional Government Agent Mr.K.Arunthavarajah. 

Additional Government Agent(Land) Mr.M.A.Anas, Director Planning Mrs.K.Parameswaran, Chief Accountant Mr.S.Parameswaran, Chief Internal Auditor Mr.A.L.Mahroof, District Samurdhi Director Mrs.S.Sutheesnar, Assistant District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, Distric Engineer A.K.M.Nabeel, District Secretariat Accountant Mrs.P.W.Bhagya, District Secretariat Administrative Officer Mr.S.K.D.Neranjan and District Secretariat Staffs also participated to this function.




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11th Annual Government Agent cricket tournament  was held on 31st August 2019 at Muthur under the guidance of District Secretary N.A.A.Pushpakumara. This year This Annual Government Agent cricket tournament  was Organized by Muthur Divisional Secretariat. District Secretariat  Cricket Team and 11 Divisional Secretariat cricket Teams were Participated to this Tournament. Finally Kanthale and Morawewa Divisional Secretariat Teams were selected to Final. finally Kanthale Divisional Secretariat cricket Team won the final and got the Champion Trophy 2019. 

Addition Government Agent Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Addition Government Agent (Land) Mr.M.A.Anas, Assistant Government Agent Mr.N.Pratheepan, Chief Accountant Mr. K.Parameswaran, Divisional Secretries, Assistant Divisional Secretries, Assistant Planning Directors, all head of the Department , Staffs also participated to this tournamant. It is also worth mentioning that the Verugal Divisional Secretariat has been selected for Organized the next year (2020) Government Agent cricket tournament .


The ceremony of issuing appointment letters to the apprentice graduates in the District of Trincomalee held on 01/08/2019 Thursday at the Main Conferance Hall of the District Secretariat by the headed of the Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara. This was an event which is carried out by the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Development,Resettlement and Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs for the apprentice graduates for the Trincomalee District. 193 Graduates has been recruited in the Trincomalee District. The letters of Appointment for the 40 Graduates were handed over at the national appointment ceremony in Colombo by the headed of the Prime Minister.

Today the appointment have been given to the remaining 153 Graduates Hon.Abdullah Mahroof Deputy Minister of Ports and Shipping is participated as chief guest and has provided the appointment letters.

Further Mr.Sandeep Samarasinghe, Member of Parliament of Kegala District and UNP National Organizer, Mrs Ariyawathi Galapathi former Minister of Eastern Province, President Coordinator and former Member of Parliament Mr.Jayantha Vimalasena, Former Member of Parliament Mr.Sunil Shantha, Divisional Secretaries, Department Heads, Government Higher Officials were participated in this event.

The Graduates who obtained the letters of appointment will be attached in the 11 Divisional Secretariat units in the District.







Hon.Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe paid a visit to Trincomalee on Thursday (27th June 2019) and Granted ownership certificates to gift Houses to the persons displaced into the country and returnees from India due to the war. at this event by the Ministry of National Plicies , Economic Affairs, Ressettlement, Rehabilitation, North Province Development and youth Affairs. The certificates for 2nd stage of providing houses for the displaced persons were granted. The certificates issued to 600 benificiaries who selected for 2nd stage of housing scheme to displaced and refuges returnees from India due to the war in the District of Troncomalee on the occation held at the Vivehanandha College, Orr's Hill, Trincomalee.

This event was chaired by the Government Agent trincomalee Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara and Member of Parliament Hon. R.Sampanthan, Hon.M.A.Sumanthiran, Hon.K.Thurairetnasingam, Hon.Eran Wickramarathna, Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Assistant District Secretary Mr.N.Pratheepan, District planning Director Mrs.K.Parameswaran, Divisional Secretaries, Government Higher Officials were participated.


On the participation of the District Secretariat Trincomalee an intergrated  mobile service was held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the District Secretariat Trincomalee on 29th June 2019 Saturday. This mobile service commenced with the guidance and participation of the Foreign Affairs Minister and President counsel Hon.Thilak Marapane.

At this mobile service Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah, Director General of Consuler unit of Foreign Ministry Mr.U.L.Mohamed Jouber, Directors Mrs.Nilanthini Arulpragasam and Mr.U.L.Nayas, Assistant Director of consuler center of Jaffna Region of Foreign Ministry of Immigration and Emmigration Department Mr.Pakkiyaraja Ragunathan, Assistant Director Generals of Registrar Department Mr.K.Thiruvarul and Mr.P.Prabakar, Trincomalee District Co ordinator of Foreign Employment Department Mr.Mohaideen Kamaldeen were participated.


A view regarding the development project of the Trincomalee District by the headed of Eastern Province. A Special review meeting regarding the development projects implementing in the Trincomalee District was held on 18th June 2019 at the main conference hall of the District Secretariat Troncomalee by the headed of the new Governor Hon.Shan Wijayalal De Silva. After his assumption of duties first time Hon.Governor visited to the District Secretariat and warmly welcomed by the Government Agent Traditionally. This meeting was held with the welcome speech of the Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara and the participation of the Eastern Province Acting Chief Secretary Mrs.J.J.Muraleetharan.

Regarding the development projects , projectwise explanations were given by the Deputy Secretary of Planning Mr.N.Thamilchchelvan and the District Secretariat Director Planning Mrs.K.Parameswaran has given explanation regarding the projects forwarding by the District Secretariat. In this meeting regarding the development projects and other projects implementing through the ministries of the provincial council and the Central Government have been overviewed. And the problems related to these projects were asked by the Governor and provided suggestions to the authorities regarding the future initiative of these projects.

Local Government Chairmen, The Secretaries of provincial Ministries, Divisional Secretaries , Head of the Department, Planning Directors, Deputy and assistant Directors of Planning, Secretaries of Local Government were participated in this meeting.


The District Coordinating committee meeting was held at the Main Conference hall of the District Secretariat Trincomalee on 10th June 2019 with the speech of the District Secretary Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara.

This meeting was held with the co chaired of Member of parliament Hon.R.Sampanthan, Deputy Minister Hon.Susantha Punchinilame and Deputy Minister Hon.Abdullah Maharoof.

The progress of development project which will going to implement in this year and other future activities were overhauled in this meeting.


Trincomalee District Government Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara said that the women should enhance their business venture with the assistance provided. Further at the event of the International Women's Day organized by the District Secretariat Trincomalee be started in his speech that due to the war Trincomalee District women faced so many difficulties to strengthen women government is implementing many activities. with the aim of strengtheing women many activities are implementing through the District and Divisional Secretariat during the process of strengthening women, the families that are headed by women will be prioritized. At this event a memento was gifted to the District Secretary by the District women federation to appriciats his service to the people of Trincomalee District.

The Additional District Secretary Mr.K.Arunthavarajah and Mr.M.A.Anas Additional District Secretary(Land), Heads of the Department, members of the District women federation and many others were participated to this event.


The event that gives April Affirmation against illegal drug use held on 03rd April 2019 at the District Secretariat Trincomalee.

Mr.M.A.Anas Additional Government Agent(Land), Mrs.K.Parameswaran Director Planning, Mr.N.Pratheepan Assistant District Secretary, Mr.Jeyantha Wijayasekara President Co-ordinator, Mr.S.K.D.Neranjan Administrative officer of District Secretariat Trincomalee abd many including fellow officers were participated in this event.

The first District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting for the year 2019 was held at the Main conference hall of Trincomalee District Secretariat on 25th February 2019. Co-chairmans of District Co-Ordination Committee Hon.Abdullah Maharoof  The Deputy Minister of ports and shipping and Hon.R.Sampanthan presided the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting.

The Government Agent Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara stated that under the Gramashakthi project, 66 social Administrative Villages and 33 poverty elimination villages are selected so far and this project will be implemented soon, likewise under the Gamperaliya project Rs. 846 million have been received for 1163 projects and it has been  released to Divisional Secretaries.

During the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting many matters such as National food production project, Drugs elimination project, project regarding kidney diseases and District Social Economic problems were reviewed.

Hon.Susantha Punchinilame, members of Parliament, Hon.K.Thurairetnasingam members of Parliament, Political Bodies, Government Authorities, Tri Forces, and Police Officials attended the District Co-Ordination Committee Meeting.

Trincomalee District National day events were held in parallel to the 71st National Day celebration events held in the area near to the Trincomalee Fredrick Fort, Headed by Eastern province Governor Hon.Dr.M.L.A.M.Hisbullah and Member of Parliament of Trincomalee District Hon.Imran Maharoof.

The National Leaders came to freedom of our nation after the unity of the racial discrimination beyond the ethnic differences. The Governor stated that eastern province has suffered a setback in many sectors, hence before the next National day events his aim is devoting his fall commitment to the development of the Eastern Province in all field matters and the Governor also request the support of all.

Political Leaders, Eastern Province Chief Secretary Mr.D.M.S.Abeygunawardane, District Secretary Mr.N.A.A.Pushpakumara, Secretaries of Eastern Province Council, Other Senior Government Officers from Eastern Province Council,   Tri Forces, Police Officers, Public and Students also were Participated to this event.