General Secretary of the United National Party Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that the government is trying to suppress problems of the people. During a media briefing at Sirikotha today he said that the price of goods and services is increasing due to printing of money by the government. He said that the previous government took steps to reduce price of goods and services and to increase salaries. He pointed out that as a result they were able to prevent an inflation. He further said that the country is facing negative economic results due to the change of economic agenda by the government.
- A museum will be established at the old palace premises in Kurunegala.
- The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna says that the alliance led by his party presents a clear programme for the forthcoming general election.