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The term of office of the local government bodies which was scheduled to expire on December 31 would be extended by six more months, President Maithripala Sirisena said today.   

He announced this decision while addressing a function held at the President’s College in Rajagiriya.

Video by President's Media

  Comments - 16

  • Lal Sunday, 27 December 2015 07:59 AM

    Thats dumb, he only extended them for 6 months and those were expriing in december! Do you want an election right now?

    Premalal Monday, 28 December 2015 11:54 AM

    I need six months to stop this bra

    Premalal Monday, 28 December 2015 11:55 AM

    I need 6 months to stop this " bra throwing " madness.

    Sapu Saturday, 26 December 2015 02:49 PM

    It would be best if elections are held October/November. We had enough elections too close

    tony Saturday, 26 December 2015 03:06 PM

    Sapu your holding your bettle leaf for yahaplana as usuual ..think u guys are running away . 100 % messed up so worried delay elections ....

    Lal Saturday, 26 December 2015 03:58 PM

    They should spend first months of 2016 on development

    Lal Saturday, 26 December 2015 03:59 PM

    The Singapore Urban planning firm will unveil the Megapolis plan on January so the Govt should concentrate on that first. Elections should be held after April

    kenneth Saturday, 26 December 2015 04:52 PM

    Sapu and Lal are right, we need a break and some time for development. Voters arent exicted for elections

    paddy Saturday, 26 December 2015 04:54 PM

    mgeapolis can go to hell, we don;t need development without MR. unless UPFA wins LG polls there should not be any development

    Sene Saturday, 26 December 2015 05:06 PM

    Quicker elections will help the govt as time goes the govt will only become unpopular.

    Dee Saturday, 26 December 2015 05:24 PM

    Who the hell is MR?

    Premalal Saturday, 26 December 2015 05:52 PM

    More confusion from a bunch of people who struggling to govern. The next announcement will be that Sinhalese and Tamil new year had been postponed.

    ANTON Saturday, 26 December 2015 06:37 PM


    gayan Saturday, 26 December 2015 08:04 PM

    Sapu the blind follower of yahapalane is aware of waining popularity of the govt.

    Jagath Saturday, 26 December 2015 09:39 PM

    Scared to hold elections thinking a defeat.

    Ram Saturday, 26 December 2015 10:15 PM

    President. Why dont you postpone the LG election for another 10 years so we get better service from politicians like providing by them by receiving huge amount as bribe. Also no need to spent money for electionns.

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