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LG elections in January – UPFA Gen. Sec.

The government will publish the gazette notification pertaining to the Local Government elections in October or November, said Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister and Deputy Mahaweli Development Minister, Mahinda Amaraweera.

He said the government intends to pass the proposed Local
Government Act in parliament by September.
Once the gazette notification is issued, the Elections Commissioner can announce a date for the elections to be held, most likely in December this year or January 2018, Amaraweera said.