Speaker instructs relevant bodies to prepare for Provincial Council Elections

Speaker instructs relevant bodies to prepare for Provincial Council Elections

Speaker instructs relevant bodies to prepare for Provincial Council Elections

Written by Keshala Dias

23 Sep, 2017 | 9:07 am

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has instructed Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, Chairman of the Elections Commission and Chairman of the Delimitation Commission to take necessary measures in order to hold the provincial council elections before the end of January, and local government elections before the end of March next year.

The instructions were issued during a discussion that was held in Parliament on Friday evening.

According to the Speaker’s Media Division, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has signed the Provincial Council Elections Amendment Bill last evening thereby, making it a law.

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