Discussion among officials of the Election Commission was held today

Chairman of the NEC R.M.A.L. Rathnayake says the implementation of the Regulation of Election Expenditure Act was discussed at the meeting.

The Deputy and Assistant Election Commissioners have also been summoned to Colombo tomorrow for a three-day workshop.

It has also been revealed that an expert with international experience on the Regulation of Election Expenditure Act will join the workshop.

Meanwhile, the Election Commission says that the upcoming presidential election will be officially announced towards the end of July or in early August.

Rathnayake says the presidential election will definitely be held between September 17 and October 17.