Budget 2017 presented to Parliament


Sri Lanka’s Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake assured that Budget 2017 is a development-oriented budget with a long-term action plan to fulfil the aspirations of all citizens while aiming to strengthen the national economy.

The budget for 2017, which is the 70th budget of independent Sri Lanka, was presented to Parliament on Thursday, 10 November, by the Finance Minister, under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The theme for Budget 2017 was ‘Towards rapid development with benefits to all.’