Min. Faizer Mustapha gives an insight into next LG elections

Min. Faizer Mustapha gives an insight into next LG elections

Written by Staff Writer

12 Oct, 2015 | 9:30 pm

Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Mustapha says that the government hopes to hold the next local government elections under electoral divisions and mixed proportionate system.

Speaking at an event held in Rajagiriya, the Minister said that they will conduct the forthcoming local government election under the electoral system. The minister elaborated that under this system, 70% of it will be based on the electoral system while 30% will be under the mixed proportionate system.
The minister noted that the intention of His Excellency the President and the Prime Minister is to bring the facts in the 20th Amendment to the constitution to the rural level, adding that this is to create an MP who is responsible for an electorate.

The Children’s Park on Kolonnawa Road which was constructed under a proposal of the Sri Jayawardena Kotte Municipal Council was declared open under the auspices of Minister Faiszer Musthapha on Monday.

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