The World Bank said Sri Lanka is projected to grow 3.3 percent in 2020 compared to an estimated 2.7 percent in 2019, while managing a tight budget. The Global Economic Prospects report said the acceleration afterwards will be supported by recovering investment and exports, as long as the security challenges and political uncertainty of 2019 dissipate. Growth is seen to stabilize around 3.7 percent over the rest of the forecast horizon, in line with potential growth.
- The Prime Minister assures to perform duties by the children.
- Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi alleged that UNP will not have any future due to their mishandling, misuse of state power and judiciary during the so-called Yahapala regime