Budget 2024 : Vote on 3rd reading today

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The vote on the Committee Stage of the 2024 Appropriation Bill (Budget) is scheduled to take place at 6.00pm today (Dec. 13).

On November 13, President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, presented the 2024 Budget, the country’s 78th Budget Speech, to parliament as part of the broader economic plan.

Subsequently, the debate on the second reading of the Appropriation Bill commenced the following day and continued for seven days. It was by a majority of 45 votes with 122 parliamentarians in total voting in favour and 77 voted against it.

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