The Election Commission said today that it will announce the new date for the parliamentary election  on or before Friday.

The election date announcement will be made after the EC issues the Gazette with the preferential numbers , names of candidates and the polling centers today.

EC chairman said the poll date will be announced on 10, 11 or 12 June.

The election was fixed for 20 June but the date is being extended due to the COVID -19 situation in the country.