Appropriations Bill 2015 presented in Parliament

Appropriations Bill 2015 presented in Parliament

Written by Bella Dalima

26 Sep, 2014 | 11:01 pm

Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne presented the 2015 Appropriations Bill comprising the estimate of the government’s expenditure next year, also known as the first reading of the budget, in Parliament on Friday.

Estimated government expenditure for the year 2015, is Rs. 1812.9 billion.

The Appropriations Bill makes provisions for government expenditure for next year, including expenditure on government services and the obtaining of loans, domestically and internationally.

The expenditure head of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development for the year 2015 has been noted as Rs.285 billion. The expenditure head for the Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping is Rs.200 billion.

The expenditure head for the Ministry of Finance and Planning is Rs.181 billion  while the allocation for the Ministry of Economic Development is Rs. 113 billion.

The allocation for the Ministry of Health stands at Rs.139 billion while the allocation for education is Rs.96 billion.

 

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