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.