Elections Commission is scheduled to announce the date for the Parliamentary Elections 2019 on Sunday.
EC has previously announced the elections will be held in March, but is yet to announce an exact date for the elections.
Spokesperson and member of EC, Ahmed Akram says the date will be announced on Sunday.
“The date, and other details of the elections will be announced during a press conference on Sunday,” said Akram.
Akram said the commission decided on a date for the elections during its meeting last Wednesday.
He said the commission was committed to ensuring the parliamentary elections is free and fair.
Akram said the Ministry of Finance has arranged for the budget needed to hold the elections.
EC has announced two new electoral districts – Central Machangolhi constituency and West Henveyru constituency – which will increase the number of seats at the Parliament to 87.