Apr 05, 2019

Budget 2019 passed in Parliament Featured

 The third reading of the Budget 2019 was passed in parliament with amendments today (April 05).
The Budget proposal was passed with a majority of 45 votes as 119 MPs voted in favor and 74 voted against the Budget.
The United National Front (UNF) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) voted in favor of the Budget.
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and the Joint Opposition voted against the budget.
However, the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MPs abstained from voting.
Some of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs were not in the chamber while the vote was taken up.