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* Nomination dates announced for Sri Lanka provincial council polls
Thu, Jan 16, 2014, 12:34 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Colombo: Nominations for the elections to Western and Southern Provincial Councils in Sri Lanka will be accepted from January 30 to February 6, the Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said today.

The Elections Commissioner announced that the relevant Gazette notification on the dates will be issued Thursday (16).

The exact date for the polls will be announced following the acceptance of nominations after 12 noon on February 06 and polls will be held within 5-8 weeks from the final nominations date.

The Western and Southern Provincial Councils were dissolved on Sunday (12) midnight.

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