State Minister Wadiwel Suresh says the salary issues of estate workers will be solved within next few days. At a press briefing held at his Ministry in Battaramulla today Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed a committee to have talks regarding this issue. The members of the committee will meet the representatives of federation of estate companies for a final decision.
- Several media briefings held today, focusing on the present political situation in the country
- Minister WDJ Seneviratne the Constitution has provided the President with the powers to convene and prorogue Parliament