Former Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA).
Former Sabaragamuwa Province Governor Niluka Ekanayake has been appointed as the Chairman of the State Timber Corporation (STC).
The President, after accepting letters of resignation from all former provincial governors, appointed new governors. Although former governors Sarath Ekanayake and Marshal Perera were re-appointed as governors, Reginald Cooray, Niluka Ekanayake, Hemakumara Nanayakkara, P.B. Dissanayake, M.P. Jayasinghe, K.C. Logeshwaran and Rohitha Bogollagama did not receive governor positions.