Protesters are gathering in Prague to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Mr. Babis is facing a criminal investigation over alleged fraud, and is also the subject of an EU conflict-of-interest investigation. He denies the allegations. Organizers are expecting the largest protest since the fall of communism in 1989. The protest is organized by the Million Moments for Democracy group. The movement has grown from a small student initiative into a mass movement. It has organized a number of protests this year.
- Construction work on the light rail transit project between Colombo Fort and Kaduwela begins on July 05th
- The President says the 18th and the 19th amendments need to be abolished to ensure a good administration.