Internal revenue increased during the first five months this year by 21 percent in comparison to the corresponding period last year, Economic Affairs and Policy Planning Deputy Minister Harsha de Silva said yesterday.
He made this observation in Parliament in response to a special statement made by Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva under Standing Order 23(2).
The deputy minister said internal revenue during the first five months of this year is Rs. 492 billion while the revenue was Rs. 406 billion during the corresponding period last year. He said this constituted 32 percent of the expected revenue for the five months of this year while last year it was 28 percent.
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