The Appropriation Bill (First Reading) for the year 2016 was tabled in Parliament a short while ago by Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella.

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake will deliver the Budget Speech (Second Reading) on November 20.

The Second Reading Debate will be held over twelve allotted days from November 21.

The Second Reading Division is scheduled to take place on December 5.

The Committee Stage Debate will take place over twelve allotted days from December 7.

The Third Reading Division will take place on December 19.