(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Cabinet approval has been granted for the Appropriation Bill this year.
Accordingly, it will be gazetted within a period of one week from now, and within two weeks the Appropriation Bill will be presented to Parliament.
Cabinet approval has been granted to present the Appropriation Bill in parliament on February 5 and the presentation of the Budget will take place on March 5th.
The third reading will begin on March 13, and the April 4, 2019 final vote on the budget will be held.
Also, it was decided to recruit 3850 sports coaches to provincial councils and national schools.
In addition, it was reported that cabinet approval has been extended to maintain the Suraksha Insurance Scheme.