.Army Media Director Brigadier Nilantha Premaratne says that 31,000 Army personnel will be given the Covid vaccine. Nearly 1000 have been given vaccines yesterday. 7500 are to be vaccinated today at 15 base and field hospitals. He said that the vaccination program would be ended within next 3 days. Meanwhile, Navy Media Spokesman Captain Indika De Silva said that 10,000 Navy personnel would be given the vaccine. Air Force Media Spokesman Group Captain Dushan Wijesinghe said that Air Force personnel would also be given the vaccine.
- Sri Lanka Air Force requests the general public not to fly kites and drones in the Colombo area from today.
- The Defence Secretary reveals that legal reforms will be introduced to deal with drug related issues