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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 - 19:28
Main issues faced by economy to be addressed by tomorrow's budget proposal
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The 2013 budget will be presented by President Mahinda Rajapksa in Parliament tomorrow in his capacity as Minister of Finance.

Government sources state that a favourable response will be provided during tomorrow's budget concerning attempts to balance the countries import expense against that of the export income, which stands as the main issue faced by the countries economy.

Minister Dullus Alahapperuma made this observation while addressing a media briefing convened by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party today.

However General Secretary of the United National Party, MP Thissa Aththanayeke added that he remains sceptical if the public of the country would be provided with the relief expected during tomorrow's budget proposal.

JVP MP & Party Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath meanwhile states that the government aiding the International Monitory Fund to achieve its goals through next year's budget.

Moreover addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, Minister Maithreepala Sirisena noted that next years budget was directly aimed at achieving economic development.

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