Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today the presidential election would be conducted on November 16, 2019.
He said the nominations for the elections would be called for on October 7. There will be a two week-period for nominations. He said cash deposits could be made in view of the elections till noon on October 6 between 9 a.m and 11 a.m.
The Commission took this decision in keeping with the election law. (Kelum Bandara)