Sri Lanka general election on August 17, 2015

A general election will take place in Sri Lanka on August 17, 2015.

Advice For Travellers

Expect disruptions to public transportation. Some political gatherings have turned violent in the past. To minimize safety risk, avoid all large gatherings or protests.

To ensure a peaceful election day, 70,549 police officers will be deployed across the country, along with 162 riot squads.

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