Former state minister Ameer Ali says that Muslim parliamentarians who resigned from the ministerial portfolios after Easter bomb attack have decided to take back the posts. The decision has been made in a discussion held at the parliament complex yesterday, he said. Accordingly, the ministers, state ministers and deputy ministers will take back the portfolios next
- The European Union’s Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove arrived in Colombo today, as part of his visit to Sri Lanka and the Maldives from July 11-16.
- The no-confidence motion against the government was defeated by majority of 27 votes.