Tenure of 234 local government authorities to end tonight

Tenure of 234 local government authorities to end tonight

Tenure of 234 local government authorities to end tonight

Written by Staff Writer

15 May, 2015 | 10:59 am

The terms of 234 local government authorities will end at midnight today (May 15th).

Secretary to the Ministry of government administration, provincial councils, provincial administration and democratic administration J J. Thandagalle stated that the terms of these institutions had been extended till today by president Maithreepala Sirisena after they had expired on the 31st of March.

The secretary to the ministry added that at present matters had been finalized for local government elections adding that the relevant gazette in this regard would be issued within the coming month.

He further added that once the tenure of the local government authorities expire, the powers of these bodies will be vested with Special Commissioners.

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