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Budget will ignite the entrepreneurial spirit


2017-10-12

Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera says the 2018 Budget will ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in Sri Lanka.

Minister Samaraweera said the private sector will also be strengthened with the implementation of the 2018 Budget proposals. The Finance Minister is scheduled to deliver the Budget speech on the 9th of November.

Meanwhile Minister Mangala Samaraweera held discussion with the Director South Asia of the International Finance Corporation Mengistu Alemayehu in Washington yesterday.

In a statement, the Finance Minister said he held discussion with the director on several matters including ways to stabilise the Sri Lankan economy.


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