The Government will propose new laws to facilitate cooperation between different state agencies in preventing terrorism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
The Office of Reparations (OR), established to compensate the Easter Sunday Attack victims says that a total of Rs.262, 812,500 has been paid at present for those who were deceased and injured due to the bomb blasts.
As we enter into the election year and matters get serious we can see a battle being waged for the Sinhala Right-Wing vote.
The Supreme Court has fixed July 25 and 26 to hear 12 Fundamental Rights petitions filed by several hundred citizens aggrieved by the Easter Sunday bombings.
The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attack is expected to order the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo to provide its list of guests on the day of the bombings.
Shahul Hameed Hizbullah, a close associate of Easter attack mastermind Zahran Hasheem, who was arrested on 15 June was handed over to the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) yesterday (9 July).
Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has been placed under arrest by police acting on orders of the Attorney General in the National Hospital where he is warded.
Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundera were admitted to separate hospitals, just as Police received instructions from the Attorney General to arrest them in connection with the Easter Sunday bombings which killed 266 people.
The Sri Lanka Army which is reconstructing the Zion Evangelical Church in Batticaloa is saying that the job will be done before Christmas.
UNP MP Kavinda Jayawardena says that the Government has compensated more than 80 per cent of the people who were affected by the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks at present.