President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to unveil the Government’s economic plan under the theme ‘an era of sustainability’ and all programmes pertaining to it are to be implemented from the second week of January 2017.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is currently preparing the action plan in this regard.
Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media, Karunaratne Paranawithana said that there would be several openings as well as launching ceremonies to coincide with the project.

In Kurunegala there will be a European vehicle company, in Piliyandala, a tire company and commencing from Hambantota, there will be the Southern development plan set to be commissioned from January 2017.

Government stalwarts including Cabinet Ministers are also presently involved in promoting the potential in the property development industry and sectors for foreign and local investments.

Elsewhere, in terms of political changes envisioned within the country, Parliament, the Constitutional Assembly will on January 9 begin discussions on the proposed constitutional reforms contained in the reports of the six-sub-committees appointed to deal with fundamental rights, the judiciary, law and order, public finance, the public services and centre-periphery relations.