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 Ministry||Rs.28.8 million|
|City Planning Ministry||Rs.1.2 million|
|Sports Ministry||Rs.1.4 million|
|Power and Energy Ministry||Rs.1 million|
|National Co-existence and Languages Ministry||Rs.3.09 million|
|Sri Lanka Army||Rs.20 million|
The government also sought the approval for the payment of
|Rs.283.1 million||As royalties for dredging sea sand in the Port City Development Project|
|Rs.2.041million||For 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