No reason to postpone LG polls - PM
September 29, 2015 10:53 am
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that there is no reason to postpone the Local Government election which is scheduled to be held in March next year.
“We all decided we should not postpone it. The local authorities require members. Fresh blood,” he said addressing an event in Colombo.
Wickremesinghe stated that the two major parties in the country, the UNP and FLFP, which formed the ruling national government will contest separately at the election
“Let the parties contest separately but let’s complete this process by March next year,” the Prime Minister said.
He that the government will announce the economic policies and budget in November this year.