Vote on Account for 2020 passed with amendments

The Vote on Account on state expenditure for the first four months of 2020 was passed by Parliament this evening.

The Vote on Account was presented to Parliament today by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera.

Cabinet had approved the proposal made by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera to present a Vote of Account for the first four months of the year 2020 in Parliament.

Since the Presidential polls is scheduled for 16 November 2019, the full Budget for the year 2020 will be postponed to early 2020.