Gazette to be issued next week to hold LG polls in January

The Gazette notification is to be issued next week to hold the Local Government (LG) elections in January, Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faiszer Musthapha said.The Minister said that some issues related to the Local Government Bill had been resolved and as a result the elections can be held in January. Meanwhile, Minister Mano Ganeshan said that political party leaders decided at a meeting today to facilitate mechanisms to hold the elections by January 27. (Colombo Gazette) read more