President delivers 2024 Budget Speech...

November 14, 2023  


President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, Economic Stabilization and National Policies, presented proposed budgetary allocations for the fiscal year 2024, in parliament on Tuesday (Nov.13). In the 2024 Budget, themed “A Prelude to a Bright Future”, the Sri Lankan government has projected ambitious revenue and budget deficit targets.

The Head of State underscored the transformative nature of the 2024 budget, positioning it as a pivotal step towards shaping the country’s future and establishing a modern economic framework aligned with global trends. He also urged cooperation from all political parties, transcending partisan boundaries to collectively forge a new path for the nation through the proposed program. The budget outlines the comprehensive vision for the upcoming fiscal year, aiming to set the stage for sustained progress and prosperity.

Courtesy - PMD

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