"Today, I met the visiting IMF Team and commenced discussions. Looking forward to reaching a staff level agreement and finalizing the program soon".
2. Sri Lanka trade deficit continued to shrink
3. 21st Amendment to constitution approved by cabinet and is to be presented to Parliament.
4. Business magnate and philanthropist Dhammika Perera took oath as MP today and is expected to be appointed as Minister of Investment promotion & Technology.
His action plan titled 'Sri Lanka 2030 a developed nation' to generate forex inflow gained wide publicity in the media recently.