The Nomination Board of the SLFP that selects candidates for the Local Government Election will meet from the 15th of this month.
The Elections Commissioner has called nominations for 23 local government bodies including Urban and Municipal Councils. The preliminary discussions with regard to the SLFP candidates are currently being held. Elections will be held for 17 Municipal Councils as well. Colombo is included amongst them. This has created much enthusiasm amongst the voters. Discussions are also underway with regard to Mayors to be elected. The Board believes that nominations will be finalized on the 16th and 17th of this month. General Secretary of SLFP Maitreepala Sirisena will chair the Board.