Appropriation Bill to parliament second week of October

Sept 25, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved the Appropriation Bill proposed by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, to be presented in Parliament during the second week of October, a statement said.

The Appropriation Bill estimates, the total expenditure for 2019 without budget proposals is 4,376 billion rupees, the latest statement on cabinet decisions said.

The Government revenue has been estimated to be around 2,432 billion rupees.

The total borrowing requirement from both foreign and domestic resources is estimated at 1,944 billion rupees.