The government is hoping to generate an income of Rs. 2,284 billion through the implementation of the 2022 Budget.
Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa delivered the 2022 Budget this afternoon.
The state expenditure for next year has been estimated to be Rs. 3,912.
Accordingly, the 2022 Budget deficit is Rs.1,628 billion or 8.8%.
The government is expected to obtain local and international loans to cover the budget deficit.