Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province: C.V. Vigneshvaran has resigned from the Ilangei Tamil Arasu Kachchi. He has handed in his Letter of Resignation to the leader of the party: Marvei Senadhirajah. Currently, Mr. Vigneshvaran has founded a new political party.
- The Tax Appeals Commission to recommence functioning
- The City of Colombo declared a ‘Wetland City’ by the International Ramsar Convention Secretariat