President Maithripala Sirisena began to deliver his speech regarding the budget 2016.
The debate will be held for a period of 12 days. The second reading of the 2016 Budget Proposal was passed with a majority of 107 votes in Parliament last evening. 159 Parliamentarians voted in favour, 52 voted against and 13 MPs were absent from Parliament.
During his speech President is expecting to speak about the proposed budgetary expenditure of Presidential Secretariat and Premier’s Secretariat etc.