The Budget Speech in full! We
Choksy presents cool budget.....................
ABOVE LEFT: Finance Minister K. N. Choksy accompanied by a policeman
entering parliament to present the first budget of the United
National Front government on Friday. Photo by Lalith Perera Sunday
ABOVE RIGHT: Finance minister
K.N.Choksy P.C presenting the maiden Budget of the U.N.F government
in Parliament, yesterday. Daily News/ Unknown photographer
RIGHT: Cat-napping on the job:
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapakse took the chance to nod off on
Friday while Finance Minister K.N. Choksy was lamenting about the
state of the economy and the dire state of public finances after
seven years of Peoples Alliance rule. - Pic by Nimal
Dayaratne/ The Island 24-3-2002 Spotter: Ranil Bibile
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