Local News: The Gazette Notice announcing General Election 2020 to be held on 20 June 2020 this evening. The Extraordinary Gazette is issued by the Sri Lanka Elections Board.
Accordingly, the General Election 2020, postponed due to the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, will take place on Saturday, June 20.
With reference to the Notice No. 2167/19 dated 21.03.2020 in terms of Section 24 (3) of the Parliamentary Elections Act, No. 01 of 1981, which stated that the Parlimentary Election for electing members of Parliament for the Electoral Districts set out in the Schedule hereto will not be held on 25th April 2020, it is hereby notified that the election for electing the members of Parliament for the aforesaid Electoral Districts will be held on 20th June 2020.