All 23 LG bodies will operate uninterrupted despite term ending

Faizer MustaphaLocal Government and Provincial Councils Minister Faiszer Musthapha today assured that all operations of the 23 Local Government (LG) bodies, of which the term ended today, will continue uninterrupted.

The Minister said that the Commissioners of the Municipal Councils among the 23 LG bodies will be in charge while the Secretaries will handle operations at the respective Urban Councils.

He said elections to the 23 LG bodies will be held soon once the delimitation issue is resolved.

The Minister also said that the Ministry will work closely with all LG bodies in the country to address several concerns raised in the recent past. (Colombo Gazette)