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* Elections Commissioner to announce nomination dates this week for PC polls in Sri Lanka
Tue, Jan 14, 2014, 01:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Colombo: Elections Commissioner of Sri Lanka Mahinda Deshapriya will announce the dates for nominations of the Western and Southern Provincial Councils this week.

The Western and Southern Provincial Councils were dissolved on Sunday and elections to the two councils are likely to be held in March this year.

The Elections Department has said the Commissioner would announce the nominations dates for the two provincial council elections on Thursday (16).

The Provincial Council Elections Act stipulates that the Elections Department issues a gazette notification announcing the nomination dates within a week of the dissolution of the respective provincial councils.

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