UNP crisis deepens over the nominations and the election symbol. Executive committee meeting of the UNP will be held today as well to discuss those issues. Ranil faction and the Sajith faction has agreed to select candidates to the upcoming election according to the proportional representation of the population. The UNP has agreed to contest the upcoming general election as a broad alliance with the United National Front. But, the UNF has unable to come to an agreement regarding the symbol of the front.
- The Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate incidents of political victimization has extended the time period for receiving complaints
- An 8 hour statement is being recorded from CID’s former ASP over the previous investigation into Dr. Shafi Shiyabdeen