Over 300,000 students began their Advanced Level examinations on Monday.
The examination is being conducted with adherence to strict health guidelines put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19
On Monday, members of Buddhist clergy belonging to the Amara Pura & Ramanna Maha Nikayas called on the Government to withdraw the 20th Amendment to the Constitution warning it paves the way for authoritarianism
On Tuesday, Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka’s Yury Materiy called on Minister of Power Dullas Allahaperuma at his Ministry .
During the talk, the Russian Ambassador pledged to assist Sri Lanka to develop the power sector.

At a meeting of the Committee on Cost of Living on Wednesday, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa underscored the need to put in place a system that would benefit both farmers & consumers
Sri Lanka Post issued a commemorate stamp to mark White Cane Day which fell on Thursday

A copy of the First Day Cover was presented to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa by Postmaster General Ranjith Ariyaratne.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa met with head of mission designate of Sri Lanka to several important capitals at Temple Trees on Friday.

They included former Chief Justice Mohan Peiris who will take up the post of Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations (UN) in New York & senior journalist C.A.Chandraprema who will go as Permanent Representative to Geneva 

Dr. Palith Kohona, Ambassador Designate to China & Sajiv Gunasekara, Ambassador Designate to Japan were also present