The National Election Commission has commenced preliminary steps to conduct the upcoming Local Authorities Election.
Accordingly, the Commission has decided to conduct training programmes to Assistant District and Deputy Election Commissioners.
Attention will be drawn during the programme towards compiling the electoral register, decisions on polling booths, nominations, the postal voting process, voting, counting of ballots and the release of election results.
Meanwhile, the term of the Special Parliament Select Committee on Electoral Reforms has been extended till the 31st of March 2022.
The Committee was appointed following the approval of a resolution on the 5th of April and it convened for the first time on the 17th of May.
The term of the committee was due to end on the 16th of January 2022.