The prime minister’s decision to suspend Parliament has prompted an angry backlash from MPs and campaigners. Hundreds of people protested in London on Wednesday and a petition against the move gained a million signatures. Earlier the Queen approved Boris Johnson’s request to suspend Parliament for five weeks in September and October – weeks before the Brexit deadline. Opponents say it will leave MPs with little time to stop a no-deal Brexit.
- The President has instructed the relevant authorities to release private lands to its original owners without causing any threat to the national security
- The second phase of the central highway project from Meerigama to Kurunagala will be completed by November this year