Samagi Jana Balawegaya MP – Dr. Harsha de Silva chaired the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Public Finance (COPF) , in the 3rd session of the ninth Parliament today (23).
In accordance with the Standing Order 121, the Committee of Selection appointed SJB MP Harsha de Silva as the Chairman of the Committee recently.
Accordingly, the Appropriation (Amendment) Bill to amend the Appropriation Act No. 30 of 2021 was considered at the committee and approved. Furthermore, the Social Security Contribution Levy Bill was also approved.
Regulations under the Foreign Exchange Act, No. 12 of 2017, Order under the Special Commodity Levy Act, No. 48 of 2007 and a Resolution under the Customs Ordinance (Chapter 235) also received approval of the Committee on Public Finance.