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Tuesday, 18 September 2018
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Highest ever election costs predicted PDF Print E-mail
A staggering cost of 1.5 billion ruppes is evaluated for the forth coming presidential polls in the coming year. This is reportedly the highest cost ever to be spent on a presidential election in the history of Sri Lanka.  The reported high budget is due to the price increases of goods and services including fuel and food items.

Nevertheless Commissioner of Elections, Dayananda Dissanayake has directed officials to cut down costs as much as possible.

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