Friday, 21 November 2014 - 13:17
Election Commissioner in a special meeting on Presidential Election: Meets party secretaries as well.
The Election Commissioner is having a meeting at this moment with all assistant district election commissioners and receiving officers to discuss matters with regard to the Presidential election.
During this meeting being held at the Rajagiriya Election Secretariat, the participants will be educated on the date of nominations and the date of presidential poll.
A senior spokesman of the Election Secretariat said that in addition, the participants will be educated on the provisions of the Election Act as well.
He said the special gazette notification announcing the dates for nominations and the election probably be issued today.
After the current meeting, the Election Commissioner would meet the secretaries of political parties.
The Presidential election will be held according to the voter registration list of 2014.
Accordingly, 15 million 44 thousand and 453 voters have been qualified to caste the in the forthcoming presidential election.