Colombo (No. 1 news); the Electoral Commission has decided to convene political parties that do not represent parliament.
Its chairman and lawyer, Nimal Punchihewa, said the general secretary and representatives of political parties not currently representing parliament had been notified to attend the Electoral Commission on 23 July.
The parties were summoned with the aim of seeking their views on the parliamentary special committee’s proposals for amendments to the electoral rules submitted to parliament and discussing plans to implement those proposals.
There are currently nearly 50 political parties not represented in parliament.
Recently, the Electoral Commission held a debate with representatives of 15 political parties representing parliament on a parliamentary special committee proposal to amend the election law.
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