President Maithripala Sirisena has informed the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to prepare for Provincial Council elections.
The President has told SLFP electoral organizers to prepare for Provincial Council elections before a Presidential election.
The President said that those who are talking about a Presidential election should be prepared to face Provincial Council elections before the Presidential election.
He said that he has already discussed this with the Commissioner of Elections.
Speaking further, the President said that steps should be taken immediately to hold Provincial Council elections to ensure the voting right of the people.
The Senior Vice President of the SLFP Nimal Siripala de Silva, the General Secretary of the SLFP Dayasiri Jayasekara, MP Dilan Perera, former Chief Minister of Uva Province Chamara Sampath Dassanayake and others participated in this discussion. (Colombo Gazette)