EC engages only with recognised political parties, observer groups and media

Published : 9:12 am  August 3, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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Untitled-7In response to the news story headlined, ‘EC wants to meet JO MPs over PC Polls’, Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said yesterday the Commission would meet only representatives of recognized political parties, poll observer groups and media personnel.   

 He said MP Dinesh Gunawardane in his capacity as the leader of Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L.Peiris had sought a meeting with the Election Commission.   

Other than that, he said no other organization or political party had been called for briefings in recent times.