According to the Appropriation Bill presented to Parliament by Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne yesterday, the government's expenditure for services from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 is Rs. 974,748,385,000. According to the Appropriation Bill, the aggregate of loans authorised to be obtained outside Sri Lanka should not exceed Rs. 980,000 million. The biggest allocation for 2010 is made for the Defence Ministry, of Rs. 202,217 million (Rs. 202,217,480,000).