Sri Lanka Elections Commissioner to meet party secretaries today over LG polls

July 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and the secretaries of all political parties contesting the local government elections to be held on July 23 will have a discussion today regarding the election, the Election Department announced.

Today’s discussion is the final of a series of procedural dialogues between the two parties.

Additional Commissioner of Elections W.P. Sumanasiri told media that the secretaries of political parties would be instructed at the discussion on adhering to the election laws and holding a free and fair election.

Sources close to the opposition political parties meanwhile, say that they will focus the attention of the Election Commissioner on violence against them during election campaigns.

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