Sri Lanka Finance Ministry calls for Budget proposals

Finance-ministry

Sept 27, 2017 (LBO) – The Ministry of Finance calls for proposals from all stakeholders including the general masses to be included in the Budget – 2018, to presented in Parliament in November this year.

The people are invited to submit their proposals to enhance the island’s economy to the Ministry of Finance, The Secretariat, Colombo 01, or to email: info@itmd.treasury.gov.lk before the October 15, 2017.

Democracy, reconciliations and development are the three main pillars on which the unity government has been formed in order to fulfil the economic needs as well as the aspirations of the masses of the country, the ministry said in a statement.

“Therefore, the professionals, scholars and those who are engaged in the manufacture, services and agriculture, the three main sectors of the economy are requested to contribute with their proposals for the budget – 2018.”

The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera will present budget – 2018 in the Parliament on November 09, aiming at  building an enriched country with a strong economy for creation of one million employment opportunities.

This will pave the way for introducing reforms in the financial and administrative sectors to broad base the opportunities for the public and private sector involvement in the economic activities of the country