Political parties and EC discuss PC Election

October 11, 2018

A special discussion between political party representatives and the Chairman of the Elections Commission was held in Colombo this evening.

The discussion focused on the upcoming Provincial Council Election. However the group failed to determine a date to hold the Election.

Speaking to media following the discussion National Organiser of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna former Minister Basil Rajapaksa said the Elections Commission cannot be held responsible for the delay in conducting the Provincial Council Election.

The former Minister stressed the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna is hopeful that the Elections Commission will resort to all possible measures to ensure the conduct of the Election.

Basil Rajapaksa said the Chairman of Elections was requested to exert his authority to ensure the prompt conduct of the Election.