Ballot paper printing commences; EC to meet tomorrow

Ballot paper printing commences; EC to meet tomorrow

June 2, 2020   07:43 pm

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Printing of ballot papers for the General Election 2020 was commenced from today (02), the Government Printer, Gangani Kalpana Liyanage said.

Over 17 million ballot papers are due to be printed for the upcoming election.

The printing of ballot papers is expected to be completed as soon as possible despite issues of employee attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government Printer said.

Meanwhile, the Elections Commission is to hold a special meeting tomorrow (03) to discuss the preliminary matters related to holding the general election.

However, Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya stated that a final decision on the election date would not be arrived at, at this meeting.

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