ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's budget for 2018 will be presented on November 09, 2017 with the final vote to be taken on December 09, according to a proposal approved by the cabinet of ministers.
The committee stage debates will take place from November 11 to 16.
The appropriation bill is expected to be published by gazette in September.
Sri Lanka is expecting to spend 3,908 billion rupees with 1,813 billion in domstic and foreing loans.
The data in the appropriation bill which contains gross loans differs from the budget data economic presentation. (Colombo/Sept12/2017)