Shan Wijayalal De Silva Eastern Province Governor
Shan Wijayalal De Silva is the new Governor of the Eastern Province.
He was sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena just a while ago at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.
De Silva was elected the Chief Minister of the southern province in 2014 Provincial Council elections from the United People’s Freedom Alliance with the most number of preferential votes.
He was the Cheif Minister until it was dissolved on 10 April this year.