The Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government is a cabinetministry of the Government of Sri Lanka responsible for provincial councils and local government. The ministry is responsible for formulating and implementing national policy on provincial councils and Local Government and other subjects which come under its purview.
The Ministry works for the betterment of all communities through partnerships with provincial councils, local governments and other organizations to:
Formulate policies and legislation to develop the provincial and local government system;
Enhance the capacity of provincial and local government to exercise their powers and provide services; and,
Ensure public interests are reflected in the provincial and local government system.