The Finance Secretary claims that the budget has granted relief to all citizens of the country. As such, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera said it could be described as a positive budget in which many future aspirations could be met.
The Finance Secretary said that even other countries were today talking about Sri Lanka’s economic development. The budget is one of the main topics that they talk about. The President presented the budget after undertaking a careful study of every word of the proposals. The changes that should have taken place in the country had already taken place. He emphasized that the need of the hour is to work for the development of the country.
The Finance Secretary was delivering the keynote address of the 2011 Budget proposals conference organized by the Inland Revenue Department. Further addressing the conference held in Colombo, Dr. Jayasundera said that several tax systems have been simplified. Inland Revenue Commissioner General K.M.S. Kandegedara was present.