Interim budget speech to be delivered on 30 August


President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to deliver the interim budget speech to Parliament on 30 August.

Accordingly, the parliament will convene at 1.00 pm on the said date, and the interim budget speech will be presented until 2.00 pm.

The Members of Parliament will debate the interim budget speech for two days on 01 & 02 September from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.

Meanwhile, the adjournment debate moved by the Opposition on the increase in the electricity tariffs has been scheduled for 29 August, from 09.30 am to 4.30 pm.