Written by Staff Writer
24 Dec, 2018 | 3:09 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera states that the budget for 2019 would be presented in Parliament before the end of January 2019 and approved by the end of February.
The budget for 2019 was previously scheduled to be presented on November 5, 2018.
“The first cabinet paper of the so-called Finance Minister of Mahinda Rajapaksa was to abolish the Gamperaliya program. But Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has already informed District Secretaries to continue their work at least until we convene the cabinet on the 2nd,” he added.
Min. Samaraweera also stated that Rs. 300 Million in funds will be provided to every electorate from January 1st 2019, for development activities.
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