Rs. 10 Billion – The cost for the local government election

Rs. 10 Billion – The cost for the local government election

Rs. 10 Billion – The cost for the local government election

Written by Staff Writer

09 Dec, 2022 | 11:20 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The National Election Commission (NEC) says that it will cost approximately Rs. 10 billion to conduct the local government elections.

The Commissioner General of the NEC Saman Sri Ratnayake said the cost was approved via the budget that was passed in Parliament.

The Commission announced on Thursday (8) the nominations for the Local Government Elections will be called for during the final week of December.

The NEC in a statement said that the nominations will be called for as per the provisions of the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Act.

The Election Commission said that the preparation of the 2022 voter list at the local government level is complete.

Accordingly, the Election Commission said that voter lists were prepared for 341 local government bodies.

 

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