budget promises

Broken promises from budget pledges: Verite Research
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Taken from Sunday Observer By Quintus Perera   The Government has performed poorly in executing budget proposals or promises, for, in its total pledges to disburse Rs. 149,350 million during 2018, only 8 per cent of these promises have been...
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Sri Lanka Exim bank proposal in limbo for three years
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Taken from EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government has failed to carry out a controversial proposal to set up a an ‘Export-Import bank’, to support businesses venturing overseas, for the third straight year, a think tank said. The study, presented...
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Budget 2018 mired on implementation
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Taken from DailyFT From left: Verite Research’s Research Director Subhashini Abeysinghe, Analyst Hasna Munas and Economic Research Team Leader Vidya Nathaniel - Pic by Ruwan Walpola Verité’s latest Budget tracker for 1H shows only 8% of 38 major proposals worth Rs. 149...
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Budget promises lagging; state of ‘Implementation Unit’ unknown
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Taken from Daily Mirror National Budget Department says no such unit exists Progress reports of individual ministries lacking consistency Status of 26 percent of promises remains undisclosed By Shabiya Ali Ahlam The government has yet again failed to implement the...
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Only 8-pct of Sri Lanka govt budget promises on track, study finds
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Taken from EconomyNext ECONOMYNEXT – Most new spending proposals in Sri Lanka’s 2018 government budget are behind schedule in their implementation with only eight percent of promises progressing on track, the same rate as last year, a new study has...
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Only 8-pct of Sri Lanka’s 2018 budget promises progressing on track: Verité
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Taken from LBO Oct 16, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s private think tank Verité Research has found out that only 8 percent of promises announced in the 2018 budget are progressing on track through the end of the first six...
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Only 8% of budget promises are on track, says think tank
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Taken from Ada Derana A private sector think-tank says that only 8% of the government’s budget promises are progressing in line with their targets and that the pace of progress is slow, at the end of the first six months...
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Budget Promises: 33% Broken, Neglected or Undisclosed, Only 8% on Track
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Budget Promises: Beyond Parliament is Sri Lanka’s pioneering budget monitoring platform. It tracks the government’s performance and openness on key promises made in its annual budget. The platform is motivated by two basic questions: (1) Is the government doing what...
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