Deputy minister Nalin Bandara says that 2389 persons have been arrested in relation to the Easter Sunday attacks. He further stated they will make further investigation on people who had close links with Saharan. He made these views at the debate on the proposal to extend the emergency regulation by0 another month in parliament. MP Dinesh Gunawardena requested to use the rules of emergency only to control the terrorists. Parliamentarian Ammer Ali said that the parliamentary select committee should continue.
- Sri Lanka transport board earns two billion rupees in profit last year.
- Permanent appointments will be given to more than one than one thousand voluntary teachers in the north and east