Mr. Saman Darshana Pandikorala SLAS Special Grade Officer took office as the Government Agent of the Trincomalee Administrative District on 26th of October 2020.

Mr. Saman Darshana Pandikorala is an alumnus of Richmond College, Galle and a has graduated in Ruhnu University of Sri Lanka.  He has joined the state service in 1991 as an Audit Examiner and there after he has joined the Sri Lanka Accountant Service in 1997.

He entered the Sri Lanka Administrative Service in 1998 and since then he has hold several executive higher positions during his service and have gained considerable experience in the state service. He was the Secretary of the Chief Minister of Southern Province prior to taking office as the Government Agent & District Secretary of Trincomalee.

A welcome ceremony was arranged by the Trincomalee District Secretariat staff and multy religious priests attended the ceremony. On the blessings of the multy religious priests the new GA took office at the auspicious time and Mr. M.A. Anas, the Additional Government Agent & District Secretary made the welcome speech and greeted the new GA.

Additional Government Agent (Land) Mr. M. Anas, Secretary to the Governor of the Eastern Province Mr. L.P .Madanayake, Secretary to the Governor of the Southern Province Thileka Soodachi, Deputy Chief Secretary (Administration) of the Eastern Province Mr. H.E.M. W.G Dissanayake, District Secretariat staff grade Officers, Branch Heads and all staff of the Trincomalee District Secretariat attended the welcome ceremony.

The new Government Agent a by his speech stated that he is very happy to be here and very much expects the kind cooperation and well assistance of all the staff to perform his duties more effectively and efficiently for the betterment of the general public and also for a sustainable development of the Trincomalee district during his tenure.