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Sunday, 22 September 2013 - 19:17
America pleased with high voter turnout
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America states that the high voter turnout in the Northern, Central and North Western provincial council election is a victory for the democratic process.

 

The American embassy in Sri Lanka stated that the election in the North is a good start in the reconciliation process.

 

The statement issued by the American embassy in Sri Lanka also states that democracy is not only holding elections and it also states that the American embassy will be closely following the incidents of violence that was reported during the election.

 

Meanwhile the police state that special security measures are underway during the post election period.

 

Senior DIG in charge of the police election office Gamini Nawarathna stated that a special security program has been initiated during the post election period and that the police has been given the authority to arrest anyone who violates election law during the post election period

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