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2019 Budget is only a budget targeting the election

The Budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera is only a budget targeting the election, Communist Party Leader D.E.W.Gunasekara.  

Addressing the media today at the Communist Party Headquarters, Party Leader stressed the importance of presenting a budget for the betterment of the country.

He said that the country has engulfed in an enormous debt trap and the Budget Speech clearly proved that.

“Taking necessary measures to increase government income is the first thing that the government should do to overcome this crisis situation.” he proposed.

He further said that the entire country is now depending on imports and there is no plan for the government to increase country’s exports.

“The private sector contributes more than 70 percent to the economy. But today the small scale businessmen have become disappointed and the government should reduce the huge tax burden to enhance the production and the productivity.” he added.

Addressing the occasion former Parliamentarian Raja Kollure said that the ordinary people of this country will not be benefited from the Budget 2019.


 

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