EU Election Observation Mission departs for provinces in Sri Lanka


July 23, 2015 (LBO) – Eighteen Long-Term Observers from the EU Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka departed this morning from the Galadari Hotel in Colombo to their respective duty areas in all nine provinces across the country.

Each team comprises two Long-Term Observers and on August 11, they will be joined in the field by 28 Short-Term Observers.

A further 14 locally recruited Short-Term Observers and seven Members of the European Parliament will complete the observation mission, EU Election Observation Mission said.