Justice Minister Ali Sabri says that the aim of the government is to create a prosperous Sri Lanka while protecting law and order and where people can live without fear or suspicion. He said that the time has come to walk together although the people have been divided for 70 years on race, religion and other differences. He mentioned this while assuming duties in his post today. Speaking further he said that an environment to protect law and order according to the constitution will be created in the country.
- The Ministry of Industries pledges to reopen factories that have been closed down.
- Former President and the Prime Minister are scheduled to give statements at the Police Investigation Unit of the Easter Sunday Presidential Commission.