The Cabinet has decided to implement development projects with the close coordination between Provincial Councils and Linear Ministries.
According to the mechanism introduced in 2016 budget proposals, budgetary allocations for Provincial Councils will be made under the vote of the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Governments.
At the Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers held with the participation of Chief Ministers of Provincial Councils, it has been decided to apply the old method used till the end of 2015.
Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved to amend the Appropriation Act No. 16 of 2015, to facilitate the allocation of budgetary provisions directly by the General Treasury to Provincial Councils.