Quarantine curfew will be imposed in the Katunayake police area from 5.00 am this morning. The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said the curfew order in the area will be in effect until further notice. However, factories located in the Katunayake Free Trade Zone will be permitted to carry on their operations. Accordingly, employees of the factories within the EPZ are allowed to use their office identification cards as a curfew permit. Quarantine curfew is currently effective in 19 police areas in the Gampaha District.
- Cabinet Approval has granted to establish a project management office with the sole objective of preserving the rule of law and justice
- The president focused his attention on creating a marketplace which has a reasonable price for farmers and the consumers