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2020 general election: Ballot paper printing concludes

The printing of ballot papers pertaining to all 25 districts for the 2020 general election has concluded, said the Department of Government Printing.

Government Printer Gangani Kalpana Liyanage said the printed ballot papers were submitted to the Election Commission (EC) on Saturday (4).

According to reports, more than 17 million ballot papers were printed for the upcoming parliamentary election.

The ballot papers will subsequently be handed over to the district returning officers.

In the meantime, official ballot papers are to be delivered to the Postal Department next week and distribution will begin in due time.