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We will defeat the President’s expenditure head – Hirunika

More than 25 UNP backbenchers including MP UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra, were prepared to defeat the President’s expenditure head.

She told parliament that President Maithripala Sirisena had allocated half of the funds for him than what was allocated for all the ministries.

Ms. Premachandra said LKR 13,560 million had been allocated for the President from 2019 budget while it wasLKR 10,887 in 2018.

Ms. Premachandra also mentioned Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had cut down on his expenditure head from last year’s allocation of LKR 1911 million to LKR 1620 million this year.

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