Colombia's Election Commission announced on Monday evening that it will hold the country's parliamentary elections on June 20, with a delay of nearly a month due to Ivory-19.

The first poll was scheduled for April 25, but was postponed by the Election Commission last month following the outbreak of COVID-19.

Following the decision of the Election Commission, a special notice will be announced on June 20, a new date for the election, the government information department said in a statement.

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya had previously said that it was impossible to vote on the date announced on April 25 because public officials did not report going to work and the environment was not. Suitable for elections to be held.
By Chhouk Bora