Wednesday, August 9, 2017

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The government today presented a supplementary estimate to Parliament seeking approval for Rs.70.5 million to meet the travel expenses incurred by some ministries and departments in June.
The following five ministries were also among the government institutions which sought funds to cover travel expenses.
Foreign Affairs MinistryRs.28.8 million
City Planning MinistryRs.1.2 million
Sports MinistryRs.1.4 million
Power and Energy MinistryRs.1 million
National Co-existence and Languages MinistryRs.3.09 million
Sri Lanka ArmyRs.20 million
NavyRs.10 million
The government also sought the approval for the payment of
Rs.283.1 millionAs royalties for dredging sea sand in the Port City Development Project
Rs.2.041millionFor setting up a Digital Multimedia Crime Investigation Centre
Further approval was sought to spend
Rs.250.5 million to set up a National Cyber Security Unit
(Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriward