Accordingly Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that green gram will be reduced by Rs. 15, dhal by Rs. 10, potatoes, sprats and kerosene by Rs. 5 and LP gas by Rs. 25.
Karunanayake said tolls on the expressways will be reduced by Rs. 50, between 9 pm to 5 am every
Owing to surplus of rice, 5 kilogrammes of rice per month will be distributed to each Samurdhi recipient. The cost of which will be deducted from the Samurdhi Stipend. (Colombo Gazette)
Full budget speech:
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