The Gazette notice on the Local Government elections was signed today.
The Gazette was signed by the Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha.
Cabinet has already approved criteria prepared by committee of intellectuals on establishment of new local authorities and to upgrade existing local authorities.
Based on these criteria it has been decided to establish 03 new local authorities as Ambagamuwa, Maskeliya and Norwood Pradeshiya Sabha instead of current Ambagamuwa Pradeshiya Sabha, and to establish 03 new local authorities as Nuwara Eliya, Agarapathna and Kotagala Pradeshiya Sabha instead of existing Nuwara Eliya Pradeshiya Sabha.
Accordingly, establishment of all local authorities including above local authorities were Gazetted today. (Colombo Gazette)