The e- local Government system which will enable the public to make all payments for services to local Authorities by means of electronic payments, cards and the   Internet will be launched on 29th January 2018 at 9.30 am by His Excellency the President Maithreepala Sirisena and with the participation of Hon Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe at the Lotus Hall of the Bandaranaike Memorial Conference Hall (BMICH).

Based on a concept of Hon Faiszer Musthapha, the Ministry of Provincial Councils  together with the Digital Infrastructure Ministry have initiated this program which will serve to streamline the service delivery of all local Government Institutions while ensuring transparency and reducing the opportunities for irregularities and corruption when payments are made for obtaining licences and approvals and other services.

This system will be implemented in all Local Government Institutions Islandwide and as an initial step it will be implemented in 30 Institutions on 29th January 2018.

Minister of Provincial Councils & Local Government Hon. Faiszer Musthapha, Minister of Telecommunications & Digital Infrastructure Hon Harin Fernando, Secretary to the Ministry of Provincial Councils & Local Government Mr. Kamal Pathmasiri and Secretary to the Ministry of Telecommunications & Digital Infrastructure Mr.Wasantha Deshapriya will be participating at this event.