Friday, 24 October 2014 - 8:22
UPFA presents its 10th budget to parliament today-Video-Budget 2015
The 2015 budget is scheduled to be presented in parliament today.
This is the 10th UPFA Government’s budget President Mahinda Rajapaksa presents as finance minister after being elected President.
According to the draft budget proposals presented in parliament on 26th ultimo, the total expenditure is Rs. 1812 billion.
It is a 17 per cent increase over the 2014 full expenditure of Rs. 1542 billion.
According to the draft budget proposals next year’s estimated president’s operations and development expenditure is Rs. 9. 5 billion.
Among ministries, the largest amount of funds has been estimated for the State Security and Urban Development Ministry.
This amount is Rs. 285, 02 million.