President Maithripala Sirisena emphasizes the importance of creating an awareness about the bad effects of drug addiction and the importance of environment protection through the proper school education system. The President made these remarks at a function to award Diploma certificates held at Pulatisipura National College of Education premises this afternoon. 559 students received Diploma certificates at this occasion
- A special meeting between Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi was held at Taj Hotel in New Delhi.
- The Paddy marketing board issues rice to the market