Sources close to the Government stated that the budget proposals for the year 2014 will be presented on the 3rd of November.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as Finance Minister will present the budget proposal.
The sources also said that the budget speech will be presented by the President on the 21st of November.
The cabinet approval for the Appropriation Bill should be obtained before it is presented to parliament in the second week of this month.
Accordingly the Appropriation Bill will probably be submitted to the Cabinet this evening.