Sports Minister Harin Fernando says that the International Cricket Council has decided to establish a full time office in the country to investigate into malpractices at Sri Lanka Cricket. General Manager of ICC Anti-Corruption Unit Alex Marshall has said this during a discussion recently with the Minister. Speaking to media at his ministry today, the Minister said that a sports ombudsman would be appointed. He further said that he hopes to maintain a call center and a website. The Minister said that he hopes to get 1978 as the call center number.
- The new school term begins on Wednesday.
- Compensation will be paid to the paddy fields destroyed by floods in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi Districts