The SriLankan Airlines suffered a huge loss due to the purchase of 8 airbus during 2013 – 2014 period. The then administrators and the top management should take the full responsibility for this loss. A report on this matter will be submitted to COPE committee. The report will be submitted based on the request of the COPE committee members. A comprehensive investigation will be conducted on the procurement procedures of 8 A350-900 airbusses. A loss of 116 billion rupees has occurred due to this controversial transaction.
- The Attorney General directed a letter to the Chief Justice requesting the appointment of a Trial-at-Bar in Colombo High Court over MV Avant Garde
- State Minister Ajith Mannaperuma says the economy will be developed to provide benefit to people.