Hon. Senthil Thondaman

Tel: 026-2222102

Fax: 026-2222320


Chief Minister

Tel: 026 –2226053

Fax: 026 -2226054


Chief Secretary

Mr. R M P S Rathnayake

Tel: 026-2222012

Fax: 026-2222008


Enchanting East

Cultural Sites

The Eastern Province is a truly unique region when it comes to culture and religion thanks to a rich history dating back thousands of years.

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Sunny Beaches

From Trincomalee in the north of the province to Arugam Bay in the south, some of the most beautiful beaches on the island can be found on

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The Eastern Province has some of the most untouched National Parks and Safari Parks on the island, allowing visitors to feel they are

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Whale Watching

Trincomalee, Uppuveli and Nilaveli on the eastern coast have rapidly emerged as internationally-significant diving and whale-

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Sri Lanka might not be renown for golf, yet Trincomalee is home to one of the only 18-hole golf courses on the East Coast.

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Arugam Bay, A-Bay, has been a lesser known top surf spot for surfers around the world since the 1970s.

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Prosperous province leading to sustainable development with happiness, harmony and good governance.


Transform Eastern Province through rational resource management and good governance to eradicate poverty ensuring socio-economic development and sharing the development benefits in a fair and participatory manner to enhance the prosperity with sustained peace for all.


Land (Sq.Km) : 9,996

Coastal Line (Km) : 431

Population (Mn) : 1.86

Literacy : 88.03%

Prosperity Index (2018) : 0.168

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"Governor’s Public Concerns Division"

Citizens of Eastern Province can submit their complaints and grievances direct to the Governor through the “Governor’s Public Concerns Division” program via telephone.