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Highest allocation for Defence

Oct 19, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Beginning the first stage of Budget 2011 Prime Minister D M Jayaratne presented the Appropriation Bill in Parliament yesterday. The highest allocation in the Appropriation Bill has been made to the Defence Ministry. It stood at Rs. 215,220 million. A sum of Rs. 75,250 million has been allocated for the Economic Development Ministry. The Health Budget for next year is Rs. 6,250 million while the Highways Ministry has been allocated a sum of Rs. 102,220 million. Accordingly the second highest allocation after the Defence Ministry has been made to the Highways Ministry.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/20/sec01.asp