Jan 20, 2019

President to submit cabinet paper Featured

President Maithripala Sirisena is to submit a cabinet paper for the dissolution of the three functioning provincial councils and hold elections for all nine PCs on a single day, reports say.

He signed the document before leaving the country and the paper is likely to be submitted to the cabinet at its next meeting.

The southern, Uva and western are the only functioning PCs.

The president hopes to hold elections for all PCs by end-April or early May.