Budget 2020: Debate on third reading to commence today

YD | Published: 9:06 AM Nov 23 2020
Local Budget 2020: Debate on third reading to commence today

The debate on third reading of the budget is scheduled to be held in Parliament, today (23). 

The second reading of the budget 2021 was passed in Parliament on Friday (21). A total of 151 MPs voted in favor of the budget, while 52 MPs voted against it. 

Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa presented the Appropriation Bill in Parliament on 17 November. 

Voting ends at 5 p.m. on 10 December.

YD | Published: 9:06 AM Nov 23 2020

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