Sri Lanka’s finance ministry calls for budget proposals

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Finance has invited proposals from the public for the government’s budget for 2019 before February 11.

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera will present the budget in Parliament on March 05, a statement said.

“The Finance ministry expects to mould the public policies in accordance with the aspirations of the community under the theme of democracy, reconciliations and development,” it said.

“This will be a performance-based budget and necessary allocation for projects will be made available on the basis of the action plan prepared and submitted by the respective ministries.”

The ministry asked professionals, scholars, the general public and those who are engaged in manufacturing, services and agriculture to send their proposals for the budget before February 11 to the ministry’s Director General, Department of Trade & Investment Policy,
(Colombo/January 24/2019)

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