Dec 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has called a meeting with his senior staff members to finalize the electoral lists before the end of the year.
The Commissioner has called the Deputy Elections Commissioners and the Assistant Elections Commissioners island wide to meet with him on the 26th of this month.
Deputy Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohamed told the media that the meeting was called to obtain instructions on the 2013 electoral registers which need to be certified and finalized on December 31.
He added that the Elections Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners will also discuss the upcoming provincial council elections next year.
The terms of the Western, Southern and Uva Provincial Councils will end next year and elections will have to be held to form the new councils.