Committee appointed to look into the MCC agreement hands over its preliminary report to the President.
SLPP hands over documentation to the Election Commission to register the new 'Sri Lanka Nidahas Podujana Alliance'.
Former Sri Lanka Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga has been further remanded till the 26th of February.
The global death toll due to the coronavirus now stands at 1,770, with the vast majority of those deaths in mainland China.
The number of deaths from China's coronavirus epidemic jumped past 1,600 after 139 more people died in hard-hit Hubei province.
President says amendments to the Constitution are vital if the country's sovereignty and unitary status is to be safeguarded.
According to the gazette notification signed by the President, the fourth session of the 8th Parliament will commence on January 3rd.
The eighth Parliament has been prorogued until January 2020.
The recent decision by the government to remove all levies imposed in the IT industry will be enforced from today.
A new Cabinet of Ministers has been sworn in. The swearing in ceremony was held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.