Deshapriya calls for urgent meeting on LG polls

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya is to hold an urgent meeting with the secretaries of the political parties with regards to the Local Government (LG) elections.

Deshapriya said that he has called for the meeting on August 4 at the Department of Elections.

The joint opposition has been pushing for the LG elections t be held soon and the government has said it is also ready for the election. (Colombo Gazette)

Report by Ashanthi Warunasuriya