It is reported that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is preparing to present a new budget to Parliament soon.
It is stated that the main objective of this is to provide essential relief to the ordinary people who are severely affected by the current economic crisis.
Sources said that even after assuming the post of Prime Minister in 2015, Wickremesinghe presented a budget that would provide massive relief to the people and the same would be done this time as well.
It was also reported that the plan was to first provide the people with essential relief, create living conditions, and then focus on reforms to revive the economy.
Sources said that Wickremasinghe has already held discussions with several foreign countries to obtain the necessary funds for this relief budget.