Temporary ID cards for over 300,000 voters
The Department for Registration of Persons states that temporary identity cards will be issued to over 300,000 voters before the 10th of this month.
Commissioner-General of the Department, Viyani Gunathilaka says that all persons who have requested an identity card will be issued temporary identity cards which will enable them to cast their vote at the upcoming election.
This temporary identity card that is being printed on a special secure sheet will include all information required to identify an individual along with the signature of the Commissioner-General of the Department. Further, the department states that the identity cards will be provided to the people through the respective Grama Niladhari officers.