Public not burdened by Budget 2022 – Minister

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –Media Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said the government has taken every effort not to heap burdens on the public through the 2022 Budget.

The Minister while commending strenuous efforts taken by Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa to ease the burden on the public in face of a global economic downturn said that government has been able to allocate the Rs. 30 billion to rectify the salary anomalies of teachers and principals.

Commenting on the maiden budget presented by Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Minister Alahapperuma said the Budget has given solutions to many burning issues irrespective of economic constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The allocation of Rs.30 billion to rectify the salary anomalies of teacher and principals through the Budget is highly commendable at a time the entire world is facing economic constraints,” he said.

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