Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that they have decided to establish the Democratic National Front before the end this month. He said that new views were expressed after the final round of discussions following the decision to set up the national democratic front. Therefore, the Prime Minister said that they will decided to have more time to finalize the document to establish the Democratic National front. He said that the front will be established while protecting the identity and independence of other political parties. He said that a national policy framework will be prepared for the Democratic National Front and future plans will be based on that.
- The finance Ministry reveals that 15 percent interest rate on senior citizen’s savings accounts has not been changed.
- The President says the Attorney General has informed that the private member’s motion to abolish the death penalty is not legal