NWP and CP Provincial Council to be dissolved

2013-07-05 05:47:45

Governors of the North-Western Province and Central Province Tissa R. Balalle and Tikiri Kobbekaduwa confirmed that the two provinces would be dissolved effective from 12.00 midnight today.

The official gazette notifications dissolving the two provinces one year prematurely at the request of the two Chief Ministers, Sarath Ekanayake of the Central Province and Athula Wijesinha of the North-Western will be issued this afternoon, they said.

Meanwhile, the Presidential Secretariat spokesman said the decree by President Mahinda Rajapaksa instructing Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya to conduct polls in the Northern Province was issued this morning.

Accordingly, the PC polls for the three provinces are expected to be held in the latter part of September. (SAJ)

  Comments - 4

  • hks Friday, 5 July 2013 06:28

    not only NPC,NCP & CP ...all the PCs should be DISSOLVED.... in the SEA!!!

    Reply : 4       12

    Nihal Amarasekera Friday, 5 July 2013 06:59

    Why cant we stop this premature holding of elections, for whose benefit. Definitely not of the powers that be, am I joking?

    Reply : 4       8

    unchikun Friday, 5 July 2013 07:04

    Bad news for Ranil and his stoogers. It is fun time again. After the election a committee will be appointed and Ranil disappears.

    Reply : 4       4

    nimals Friday, 5 July 2013 13:57

    ranil please STEP DOWN

    Reply : 2       3

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