The Department of Elections completes 60 years today. The Department has taken steps to celebrate diamond jubilee with grand ceremonies.
The main ceremony of celebrating the 60th anniversary was held at the Bandaranaike Ceremonial hall, Colombo today with the participation of President Maithreepala Sirisena, and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe as the Chief Guests and the participation of the chief opposition leader, Ministers, Parliamentarians and the leading officers of all recognized Political Parties.
A first day cover with a series of commemorative stamps and a commemorative sheet issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the Department. In addition a commemorative magazine released indicating the 60 years history of the department.