The government’s expenditure for the year 2022 has been increased by Rs. 479.43 billion.
The amended Appropriation Bill for 2022 was presented in Parliament yesterday.
According to the 2022 Appropriation Bill tabled in Parliament in November last year, government’s expenditure was set at Rs.2,796.44 billion.
However, through the amended bill presented yesterday, the government’s expenditure has been increased to Rs.3,275.8 billion.
The allocation for the Office of the President has been set at Rs.13.4 billion.
The highest amount has been allocated to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government.
The Ministry held by the Prime Minister have been allocated nearly Rs.734 billion.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance has been allocated with Rs. 467 billion while the Ministry of Defence has been allocated R.376 billion.
According to the 2022 Appropriation Bill, the Ministry of Education has been allocated with Rs.200 billion, Rs. 248 billion for the Ministry of Health and Rs.93 billion for the Ministry of Trade.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Transport has been allocated with Rs. 371 billion, the ministry of Agriculture with Rs. 138 billion and Rs. 27 billion for the Ministry of Power and Energy through the amended Appropriation Bill for 2022.