More time for Sri Lanka’s local government candidates to declare assets and liabilities

Oct 17, Colombo: The Elections Secretariat of Sri Lanka has extended the deadline for the elected local government members to hand in their assets and liabilities declarations.

The deadline that was set for October 15th has now been extended till the 20th.

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has called on the defeated candidates also to submit their assets and liabilities declarations to the Elections Department by the 30th.

However, candidates representing independent groups or parties that failed to secure at least one seat in any local government body are not required to hand in assets and liabilities declarations.

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