Former President Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa says the Election Commission should be held responsible of the delay in conducting the Provincial Council Election.
Speaking to media in Tangalle former President Rajapaksa said according to the new law the Chairman of the Elections Commission is authorised to conduct the Provincial Council Election.
MP Rajapaksa charged that the present government is not keen on conducting the election.
When inquired by journalists of his stance on claims that the Mattala Airport will be sold to India the former President said the measure is unacceptable while strongly condemning the government’s decision.
The former Head of State noted the present administration is putting national security at risk by selling national assets.