Secretary to the Ministry of Housing and Cultural Affairs Mr. Bernard Wasantha says that the renovations of damaged Catholic churches by Easter Sunday attacks have already been started. The construction work is being carried out by the Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Army and the State Engineering Corporation. The renovation work at the Katuwapitiya Church in Negombo will begin today. The renovations of the Zeon Church in Batticaloa will also been carried out without delay.
- Prayer services at churches have been suspended until further notice.
- Police arrested a person for attempting to post around 600 pamphlets containing defamatory comments about the President.