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Arrangements underway to hold a free and fair Local Government election

Jul 17, 2011 12:34:41 PM - itnnews.lk

The initial arrangements for the Local Government Election have reached its final phase.

Discussions have been held between the Election Commissioner and District Authorities. The elections for 65 local government bodies will be held next Saturday. All arrangements at the district level are being finalized. House to house distribution of poll cards has been completed. Voters who have not received their official poll cards so far can obtain them from the relevant post offices. A discussion was held between Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and Assistant Election Commissioners. Detailed discussions were held on completing the election process successfully. The final discussion between the Election Commissioner and the Secretaries of political parties will be held tomorrow.