Distribution of ballot boxes underway smoothly

2019-11-15 at 12:30

The Election Commission says the distribution of official ballot boxes is being carried out successfully across the island.

Speaking to NewsRadio Secretary of the Election Commission HMT Herath said the distribution of ballot boxes is underway in all districts.

The Commission said the distribution of ballot papers and ballot boxes to polling centres is expected to conclude by evening.

The Police Special Task Force as well as special Police presence has been deployed to ensure the safe transportation of ballot boxes.

The Election Commission meanwhile said all election officers are also being deployed for Presidential Election duties at present, to respective polling centres.