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House passes second reading of Budget 2021 with a two third majority


The Parliament on Saturday passed the Second Reading of the Appropriation Bill for the year 2021 with a two third majority, 151 voting in favour and 52 against.

SJB Parliamentarians Diana Gamage, A.A.S.M. Raheem and Ishak Rahuman also voted in favour of Budget 2021. Former President Maithripala Sirisena too supported the new budget proposal.

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance, presented the second reading of Budget 2021 in Parliament on Tuesday (17).

The debate of the Committee Stage or the Third Reading of the budget proposal is set to commence on Monday (23). It will conclude on the 10th of December and accordingly, the final vote will take place at 5.00 pm on that day.

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