Nov 09, 2017

Budget 2018 speech at 3.00pm

Minister of Finance and Mass Media - Mangala Samaraweera will present Budget 2018 to parliament in less than half an hour's time, at 3.00pm.

This is the 71st budget of Sri Lanka and the third presented under the good governance government.

It will also be the maiden budget to be presented by minister Mangala Samaraweera.

Finance ministry sources say that Budget 2018 would seek strategies to overcome financial trouble faced by the public. Yesterday, Samaraweera announced pre-budget relief for several food items.