The North Central, Sabaragamuwa and Eastern Provinces are to be dissolved; midnight today, highly placed government officials said. Governors of the three provinces have placed their signatures on the gazette notification effecting the dissolution the source said.
The period of office of the Sabaragamuwa PC was to come to an end on September 10th of 2013 as the council met for the first time on 11th September 2008 after the election was held on 2008 April 10th.
Elections for Sabaragamuwa and the North-Central PCs were held on 2008 May 21st. Period of office of Sabaragamuwa PC was to come to an end on 2013 September 10th as the council met for the first time on 11 September 2008.
Office of the North-Central was scheduled to be vacated on 17th September 2013 as the Council met first on 2008, September 18.
Meanwhile, W.R.L.M.Ratnayaka, deputy elections Commissioner said the elections Secretariat will declare the date of nomination after 7 days of dissolution of the PCs.
27.06.12 ( Sandun. A. Jayasekara)