Thousands without NICs – remedial measures underway

Thousands without NICs – remedial measures underway

Thousands without NICs – remedial measures underway

Written by Nathasha De Alwis

18 Dec, 2017 | 12:05 pm

The Department of Registration of Persons states that over 300,000 thousand voters in Sri Lanka do not have a National Identity Cards.

According to the Commissioner General Wyanee Gunathilake, steps have been taken to issue NICs, to those who do not have them, before the upcoming Local Government Elections.

Furthermore, she stated that this situation has arisen as the citizens do not have the necessary documents to obtain identity cards.

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