14 member election monitoring team arrives in Colombo
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 20 January 2010, 15:48 GMT]
A fourteen member international election monitoring delegation of the Asia Network for Free and Fair Elections (ANFFE) comprising observers
from Japan, Thailand, Bangladesh and Burma arrived in Colombo
Wednesday. The members of the delegation would be divided into seven
teams, each team comprising two observers and will leave for the north
and east and certain places in the south Thursday, Rohana
Hettitarachchi with the People’s Action For Free and Fair Elections
The headquarters of the ANFFE is located in Thailand.
More foreign observers are also expected to arrive in Colombo within
the next 48 hours on an invitation sent by the Election Commissioner’s
Office and other private independent election monitoring groups functioning in the country.