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* Sri Lanka 2014 budget passed in parliament with a majority of 95 votes
Fri, Dec 20, 2013, 07:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka parliament today passed the government's 2014 Appropriation Bill today with a majority of 95 votes.

When the division was taken today, the last day of the 16 allotted days for the Committee Stage Debt, 155 votes were cast in favor of the Bill while 60 votes were cast against it.

The main opposition United National Party (UNP) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) voted against the budget.

The proceedings of the Budget 2014, which started on November 21st 2013 when President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance presented the budget in parliament, ended today.

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