The President will present the interim budget today



President Ranil Wickramasinghe is scheduled to present the interim budget today.
 
Parliament is scheduled to meet today at 1:00 pm, after which President Wickremesinghe as the Minister of Finance will deliver the budget speech.
 
The budget speech will be held till 2:00 pm.

After that, the House will be adjou ed until tomorrow and the debate on the second reading of the budget will be held until the 2nd of next month.

The related polling is scheduled to be held on September 2nd in the afte oon.
 
The Budget Appropriation Amendment Bill was submitted to the Parliament by Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena recently.

According to the new amendment bill, the gove ment expenditure will increase by about forty seven thousand rupees compared to last year.




(colombotimes.lk)