Dec 10, 2016

Budget third reading passed!

The third budget reading was passed in parliament today with a majority of 110 votes.

Votes in favour was recorded at 165 with 55 opposing.

While the coalition partners the UNP and the SLFP voted in favour of the budget, the Joint Opposition and the JVP voted against.

Four MP’s were absent.
Prior to the third reading of the budget being passed