Rs.10 Billion Allocated for 2024 Elections

4 weeks ago
Sri Lanka

Transport, Highways, and Mass Media Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardhana announced the allocation of Rs.10 billion for the 2024 Presidential and Parliamentary Elections during a Cabinet media conference. 

The funds are designated exclusively for this year’s elections.

Meanwhile the amendments proposed by the Commission of Inquiry, as per a special gazette, will not affect the elections in 2024 and 2025. 

Minister Gunawardhana emphasised managing expenses within the allocated budget amid the government’s financial constraints.