The manifesto of the new democratic front will be launched on the 1st of next month. Former state minister Palitha Range Bandara said that this includes a programme to ensure security, development and co-existence. While taking part in the Subharathi programme of the SLBC this morning he said that the present government has provided many benefits to the people. He pointed out that the price of a cylinder of gas has been reduced and salaries of the public servants have been increased. He further said that the present government established war hero villages and provided them with houses free of charges.
- Sri Lanka Freedom party and Presidential Candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa sign a Memorandum of understanding.
- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says a youth conference will be held at Electoral Seat level to discuss problems in the villages.