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2017-08-13

Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka says the upcoming Pradeshiya Sabha Election will be an advantage for the present government.

Speaking at an event held in Ambalangoda today, the Minister said a majority of citizens will make a wise decision at the election.

The Minister said the government will be able to hold the Pradeshiya Sabha election under a new method.

He said when it is being delayed some said that the government was delaying it adding that the government has no need to delay a provincial election.

He said these elections are the most beneficial to the government.

The Minister said the people know that a provincial council election is insufficient to send a government home.

Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka also commented on the delay in the Local Government Election.

He said the election was delayed as the government wanted to hold the election under a new method.

Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka said divisions were segregated according to various Ministers for their personal benefit during the UPFA government.

He said the present government had to complete demarcation all over again and that has been completed.

He said the local government election will be held by the end of this year adding that the public can elect their public representative.