PC polls not until 2019

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Published by : CT WEB 2017-08-10 10:19:45

BY PANCHAMEE HEWAVISSENTI

Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha said yesterday that Provincial Council elections will be held on one day and the specific date will be determined by Parliament.

Musthapha told Ceylon Today, that the Government is trying to facilitate a process by constitutional amendments to hold all the PC elections on one day. "Terms of some of the Councils will end this year, while for some PCs the terms will end in 2019.

The Government is planning to hold all the elections on one day when the tenures of all the PCs have expired," he said.
He added that all the PCs will continue until Parliament decides the on a date for elections.

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