Minister Dalas Alahapperuma says that the present government will not agree to any conditions that are not beneficial to the country. During the cabinet media briefing today the Minister said that the dialog on MCC agreement will be made opened to the society, media and parliament as rumors are being spread about the agreement. Co-cabinet spokesman Minster Ramesh Pathirana said that appointing of Chairman for public institution will commence next week. The Minister said that a special committee has been appointed to make the process transparent, changing the previous system.
- The foreign travel ban on local female Swiss Embassy official extended until the 17th of this month
- The President says that media freedom will not be curtailed during his administration