The Delimitation report on the Provincial Councils was presented to Parliament yesterday by Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister, Faizer Mustapha.
The Minister, who presented the report in at the commencement of Parliament Sittings, referred the report to the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Internal Administration and Public Management.
The report will be taken up for debate on a later date and must be approved by a two-third majority in Parliament.
The delimitation committee, comprising of Kanagaratnam Thavalingam (Chairman), retired Surveyor General, Dr. Anila Dias Bandaranaike, retired Assistant Governor of the Central Bank, Professor S.H. Hisbullah, Prof. Sangara Wijeyasandiran and retired Assistant Election Commissioner Premathilaka Siriwardena, submitted the report to the Minister on 19 February.