Implementation of public expenditure control circular is mandatory – President

The President’s Secretary has informed that President Ranil Wickramasinghe has instructed that all the heads of public institutions must act according to the provisions of the National Budget Circular No. 03/2022 dated 26-04-2022 referred by the Treasury Secretary under the title “Controlling Public Expenditure”. have.

President’s Secretary Mr. Saman Ekanayake has made this notification by sending a letter today (15) to all Ministry Secretaries, Provincial Chief Secretaries, Heads of Departments, District Secretaries and Heads of State Corporations and Statutory Boards. Accordingly, the letter has further emphasized that the above circular provisions should be strictly followed and that the relevant ministry secretaries, provincial chief secretaries, heads of departments and heads of state corporations and statutory boards should be held personally responsible for the public expenditure incurred under it.

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