The Third Reading of the budget was passed with a majority of 93 votes. 157 were cast in favor of it and 64 were cast against it. The voting took place at 6.05 pm.
Hon. Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Finance presented the Second Reading of the Appropriation Bill (Budget Speech) for the year 2022 on Friday 12th November 2021.
The Second Reading debate of the Appropriation Bill continued for 7 days from Saturday, November 13th to the 22nd.
The Second Reading of the budget was passed with a majority of 93 votes. 153 were
cast in favor of it and 60 were cast against it.
The Committee Stage Debate commenced on the 23rd and continued for 16 days until today, December 10th.