Chairman of Sri Lanka Transport Board Ramal Siriwardena and chairman of National Transport commission N.A.P. Hemachandra say that they will deploy buses from this afternoon in connection with the festive season. 750 additional buses will be added due to the school vacation. Expressway operations and managing director S. Opanayake said that the number of vehicles travelling on the express ways would be increased from today. Therefore, he said that the leave of officials working on the expressways has been curtailed. He said that a special plan will be implemented from today to the 5th of next month.
- Mahinda Rajapaksa’s appeal fixed for today.
- The UNP says legal action will be taken against those who prepared the forged document alleged to have signed with TNA.