Elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has decided to dispatch special teams to 5 more regions comprising of Dehiattakandiya, Ampara, Kanthale, Seruwila and Polonnaruwa.
Previously a special team was dispatched to Aunradhapura.
The elections commissioner states that the focus has shifted to providing security to the candidates who require protection.
A special discussion regarding the security measures for the provincial council polls has been scheduled for tomorrow which will be attended by the IGP and the senior DIGs representing election provinces.
He further stated that 3 special officials will be provided for election observation activities in disputed polling regions.