• General consensus at the Party Leaders’ Meeting on the draft 21st Amendment to the Constitution
  • Sri Lanka PM instructs to boost agriculture in preparation for a pending food shortage
  • President seeks experts’ support to increase contribution of renewable energy
  • IMF Staff concludes virtual mission to Sri Lanka, reaffirms commitment to support in line with IMF’s policies
  • Prime Minister emphasizes on making policy decisions to assist the export industry
  • President instructs to implement language and vocational training programs targeting foreign employment
  • World Bank not planning to offer new financing to Sri Lanka, repurposing from approved projects
  • USAID Administrator Samantha Power calls Sri Lanka PM, offers USAID’s support to overcome crisis
  • PM discusses new budget and future economic plans with stakeholders
  • Government to provide financial assistance between Rs. 5000-7500 for low income earners
  • India hands over humanitarian assistance worth more than Rs. 2 billion to Sri Lanka
  • USD 16 million worth of assistance from people of India to Sri Lanka to start arriving from tomorrow
  • Japan provides US$ 1.5 million for medicines in emergency aid to Sri Lanka through UNICEF
  • President honors fallen war heroes on 13th Anniversary of war victory
  • PM requests non-essential public sector workers not to report for work tomorrow, addresses gas, food, fertilizer issues
  • Power and Energy Minister explains latest fuel situation
  • PM says defeat of the Opposition’s motion to suspend Standing Orders to debate Displeasure against the President due to poor strategy
  • Sri Lanka’s economy is at a very dangerous position - PM
  • World Bank and Asian Development Bank pledge support to procure essentials during discussions with PM
  • PM invites Opposition Leader and SJB to form a non-partisan government