Rs. 232 million supplementary estimate!

Pursuant to a cabinet decision, a supplementary estimate submitted by leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella to parliament yesterday (06) seeks additional Rs. 134 million to maintain offices for MPs, for which each is receiving Rs. 100,000.


A sum of Rs. 22.5 m is needed per month for this.

Kiriella submitted another supplementary estimate for Rs. 98.93 million to renovate the official residences of the state enterprise development minister (17.6 m) and the leader of the opposition (21.5 m) and to buy a new vehicle for the minister in charge of the project management and supervision department of the national policy and economic affairs ministry (Rs. 43 and Rs. 16 m).

It also seeks Rs. 7.54 m to meet the leasing allocation shortage for a vehicle obtained for the housing and construction ministry and Rs. 495,000 for a vehicle obtained for the president.

Ashika Brahmana

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