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SASA to begin work-to-rule

SASA to begin work-to-rule

The Sri Lanka Administrative Service Association (SASA) says that it will launch a work-to-rule campaign from tomorrow (3) protesting against budget proposals. MORE..

December 2, 2015  08:44 pm|

President thanks MPs who voted for budget

President thanks MPs who voted for budget

President Maithripala Sirisena has made special appreciation and thanked all Government and opposition MPs who voted in favor of the Budget, the Presidents Media Division said. MORE..

December 2, 2015  07:16 pm|

2016 Budget second reading passed

2016 Budget second reading passed

The second reading of the 2016 Budget was passed in Parliament today with a majority of 107 votes. A total of 159 members voted in favour while 52 voted against. MORE..

December 2, 2015  06:08 pm|

LIVE UPDATES: Budget 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Budget 2016

The new governments first full-year budget, for the fiscal year of 2016, is being presented to the Parliament of Sri Lanka by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. MORE..

November 20, 2015  02:04 pm|

Sri Lanka to usher in a capital oriented budget: Ravi

Sri Lanka to usher in a capital oriented budget: Ravi

Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said that the Yahapalana Governments new budget on November 20 will be capital oriented while aiming at higher revenue than recurrent expenditure. MORE...

November 12, 2015  02:07 pm|

Parliamentary programme for the Budget 2016 amended

Parliamentary programme for the Budget 2016 amended

The parliamentary programme for the Budget 2016 which was approved at the Cabinet of Ministers has been amended according to a proposal made by Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance. MORE...

October 22, 2015  04:06 pm|

Vigneswaran hits out at PMs remarks

Vigneswaran hits out at PMs remarks

After Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to Jaffna, the Chief Minister of Tamil-majority region in Sri Lanka hit out at Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his controversial comments on shooting trespassing Indian fishermen. MORE...

March 15, 2015  04:53 pm|

Sri Lankas fiscal targets pressured by weak trend of revenues, Moodys says

Sri Lankas fiscal targets pressured by weak trend of revenues, Moodys says

Sri Lankas new budget continues the fiscal consolidation, but there are risks that revenue targets are not met while higher expenditure may revive inflation in the island nation, Moodys Investors Service said. MORE..

February 11, 2015  11:39 pm|

Namal says he voted for the budget with reluctance

Namal says he voted for the budget with reluctance

Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said that he voted favorably on the new Governments interim budget with reluctance because of concerns he has about the unsustainable nature of the proposals that have been presented. MORE...

February 8, 2015  05:01 pm|

VIDEO: 2015 Interim Budget passed in Parliament

VIDEO: 2015 Interim Budget passed in Parliament

The Second Reading of the Appropriation (Amendment) Bill for 2015, presented to Parliament by the new government, has been passed with a majority of 163 votes with 164 members voting in favor and a single MP voting against. MORE..

February 7, 2015  05:51 pm|

CAA instructed to move fast on errant traders

CAA instructed to move fast on errant traders

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has instructed the Consumers Affairs Authority (CAA) to move fast on errant traders who fail to give the recent budgetary benefits to Sri Lankan consumers. MORE..

February 7, 2015  05:13 pm|

2015 Interim Budget presented in Parliament

2015 Interim Budget presented in Parliament

Ravi Karunanayake, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, presented the interim Budget for the fiscal year of 2015 to Parliament, a short while ago. MORE...

January 29, 2015  01:38 pm|

Mini Budget before Parliament tomorrow

Mini Budget before Parliament tomorrow

The mini budget will be presented by the Finance Minister in Parliament tomorrow (29) and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is also due to make a brief statement on this. MORE...

January 28, 2015  05:08 pm|

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