CBK says “people friendly” Budget coming

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, a key figure in the coalition Government, yesterday expressed confidence that the 2017 Budget would be “people friendly”. She made this observation after a meeting with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake who called on her yesterday.

Karunanayake said the 2017 Budget, which will be presented on Thursday, will focus on attracting new investments and protecting local investors.