A special meeting of the Parliamentary group of the United National Front is to be convened tonight. The course of action to be taken subsequent to the Supreme Court ruling will be discussed.
- The Supreme Court rules: the decision taken by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve Parliament is unconstitutional. The Court determines, in accordance with the 19th amendment to the Constitution, the President is unable to dissolve Parliament, before four and a half years of its term
- Antonio Guterres warns, failure to tackle global warming is ‘suicidal’