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Election Commission invites international monitoring teams

The Commissioner of Elections has invited several international election monitoring organizations to engage in monitoring the eastern provincial council election. The organizations include monitoring bodies of the Commonwealth, the European Union and the Asian Election Superintendents Association. Monitors of the Asian Election Superintendents Association arrive in the island this Sunday. They will meet the political parties and independent groups contesting this month’s election and local election monitors on Tuesday in Colombo.