Budget 2023 : Vote on 2nd reading today



The vote on the second reading of the 2023 Budget is scheduled to be held today (22) evening after a week of debating.

The second reading of the 2023 Appropriation Bill or the Budget speech was delivered in Parliament by President Ranil Wickremesinghe in his capacity as the Minister of Finance on the 14th of November.

This was also the maiden annual budget speech of President Wickremesinghe.

Last night, the main opposition party – Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) as well as the Sri Lanka Freedom Party CC announced that they will not be voting in favour of the Budget 2023 today.


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