Local News Update: Two new governors have been sworn in today for the Eastern and North Central Provinces before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Anuradha Yahampath was appointed as the Eastern Province Governor while Professor Tissa Witharana was appointed as the North Central Province Governor.
Ms. Yahampath is the chairperson of the Nationalist Entrepreneurs Association and a Director of a reputed garment export company. Prof. Vitharana is a former minister and the leader of the LSSP. He had held the post of chairman of the Medical Research Institute over a long period and is also a specialist doctor on virus diseases.