Sri Lanka's 2018 budget approved by two thirds majority
Nov 16, 2017 18:03 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)
ECONOMYNEXT - The second reading of Sri Lanka's annual budget for 2018 was approved by parliament Thursday with a two thirds majority.
Legislators voted 151 in favour and 58 against the budget presented by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera on November 9.
The third reading, which is also known as the committee stage of the budget, begins Friday.
(COLOMBO, November 16, 2017)