Second reading of the 2022 Interim Budget passed

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The second reading of the Appropriation (Amendment) Bill has been passed in Parliament today (2).

120 Members of Parliament voted in favour of the 2022 interim budget while five MPs voted against the Appropriation Bill.

A total of 43 MPs abstained from voting.

The 2022 interim budget was delivered by Finance Minister, President Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament on Tuesday. He pledged to build a new economy for Sri Lanka through the proposed Budget.