Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara says the present government has contributed a lot to strengthen the government service. The government plans to provide a 107 per cent salary increase for government servants from January next year. The Minister also promised to solve all existing problems in the government service sector within the next few months.
- Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka emphasises the need for the citizens to act wisely at the forthcoming election, as voters should elect a candidate who is able to act with responsibility when it comes to national affairs.
- Parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardena says the United National Party will contest the forthcoming presidential election under a broad alliance