The Supreme Court has postponed hearing the petitions filed against dissolving the parliament until tomorrow. It was being heard before a three judge bench led by Chief Justice Nalin Perera. 13 petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court. Several parties and groups including United National Party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna and Tamil National Alliance have filed petitions.
- Sri Lanka Freedom Party will contest the election with a broad alliance.
- Iranian banks are about to be cut off from global financial network