SecretaryMr. H.T. Kamal Pathmasiri
Ministry of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sports

The responsibility of formulating policies in respect of provincial councils and local government authorities has been entrusted to this Ministry and further the Sri Lanka Institute of Local Governance which is under the purview of this Ministry has been designated as the authority for conducting all activities pertaining to the training of people’s representatives of local government authorities and their officials. In addition, the Ministry initiates action to extend development loan facilities required for local government bodies through the Local Loans & Development Fund and this Ministry has also been vested with powers under the 13th constitutional amendment to implement foreign projects on behalf of the provincial councils and local government authorities.

Accordingly, this Ministry discharges many duties and functions within a broad scope of work and data pertaining to ongoing programmes is accessible through this website.

You are kindly requested to direct proposals, if any relating to ongoing programmes to the Ministry.